News

The University of Chicago Divinity School has launched a two-year, interdisciplinary project aimed at understanding what it means to enhance life and how the human aspiration for a better life can be fulfilled.
The 521st Convocation will be held on Friday, December 12th, 2014.
A new issue of History of Religions, edited by Divinity School faculty and published by the University of Chicago Press, is now available.  
Circa was founded in 1992 as the dean's newsletter; it reports on community developments -- recent faculty awards, new additions to our faculty, enrollment and convocations, an update from our Ministry program, and more.  
At the latest event from Intelligence Squared U.S., two teams debated the motion, "Legalize Assisted Suicide."  Against the motion was Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy, the Kilbride-Clinton Professor of Medicine and Ethics in the Department of Medicine and  the Divinity School.
Please join us during the upcoming meetings of the American Academy of Religion and the Society for Biblical Literature in San Diego.        
Our last lunch of the quarter is here and, as always, we offer something artistic with which to end the quarter. Please join us for some improv comedy with Piebenga Plumbing!  
Volume 94, No. 4 of The Journal of Religion, edited by Divinity School faculty and published by the University of Chicago Press, is now available. 
Franklin Perkins will deliver a series of lectures on "The Problem of Evil and the Relation between Heaven and Human in Classical Chinese Philosophy."  
"From Gnostics to U-Boats: The Work of Robert McQueen Grant (1917-2014)" is on exhibit until December 13th at the The Joseph Regenstein Library, Fourth Floor.  

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