Divinity School PhD candidate and current Marty Center Junior Fellow Philippa Koch has been awarded the Sidney E. Mead Prize by the American Society of Church History. The Mead Prize honors the best unpublished essay by a doctoral candidate or recent graduate, and the award includes publication of the essay in the ASCH journal Church History.
Winter Quarter course offerings are available.
Clubs and workshops, organized around formal areas of academic study as well as student interests, form an important part of daily life in Swift Hall.
Martin E. Marty will speak on "Storied and Historied Religious Elements in Medical Care" at the next seminar on medicine and religion, part of a series hosted by the Program on Medicine and Religion.
A two-day workshop on Tibetan manuscripts and early printed books will be held at The University's Center in Paris later this month.
Please join us during the upcoming meetings of the American Academy of Religion and the Society for Biblical Literature in Atlanta, Georgia. Read more.
The Divinity School invites prospective students who will attend the national AAR/SBL meeting to join us for coffee and conversation.
Jonathan Z. Smith, the Robert O. Anderson Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of the Humanities, has been awarded a Wilbur Cross Medal, the highest honor conferred by Yale University's Graduate School and the Graduate School Alumni Association. Professor Smith received his PhD from Yale, in Religious Studies, in 1969.
Join us for Wednesday Lunch on November 18 for a Dean's Forum on Professor Jeffrey Stackert's recent book, A Prophet Like Moses: Prophecy, Law, and Israelite Religion. Read more about Wednesday Lunch and sign up – all are welcome.
Bernard McGinn, Naomi Shenstone Donnelley Professor Emeritus, will deliver the 2015 Costan Lecture – "Stretching Out Forever: Infinity and Incomprehensibility in Early Christian Mysticism" – at Georgetown University on November 5th. See more.