News

Dr. Steven Heine will deliver a public lecture on Friday, October 10 at the Divinity School.  His lecture, "There Goes Rhymin' Dōgen (1200-1253): A Medieval Japanese Monk Well-Versed in Chinese Chan Poetics," will be held at 4:30 in the Lecture Hall (3rd floor). 
We continue our Wednesday Lunch program on October 8 with guest Michael W. Philips, Jr., Executive Director of South Side Projections, a nonprofit organization presenting film screenings throughout Chicago’s south side.
Wendy Doniger, the Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religion; also in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, the Committee on Social Thought, and the College, will deliver a series of lectures on The Manipulation of Religion by the Sciences of Politics and Pleasure in Ancient India at Yale
Our Wednesday Lunch program – open to all! – kicks off the year on October 1st with Margaret M. Mitchell, Dean of the Divinity School and the Shailer Mathews Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature, speaking on "Teaching Religion and the First Amendment: The Case of the Hobby Lobby Bible Curriculum."
Our 2014 Marty Center Fellows represent the Marty Center's emphasis on global interactions and religion. We asked them what they hoped to accomplish this year as Fellows.  Read their answers.  
As part of the New Faces of Ministry Tour 2014, third-year MDiv student Erika Dornfeld spent three weeks in June and July visiting camps, campus ministries, universities, volunteer corps, and NGOs to share her experiences of theological education, new and emerging forms of ministry, and the connection between faith and serv
Video of the Divinity School's Diploma, Hooding, and Awards Ceremony at the 519th Convocation is now available.
A new issue of History of Religions, edited by Divinity School faculty and published by the University of Chicago Press, is now available.  
Effective July 1, 2014 Richard B. Miller and Karin Krause will join us in Swift Hall.
The Divinity School is pleased to announce that Sara-Jo Swiatek, MA student and  President of the Divinity Students Association (DSA), was awarded with a Campus Life and Leadership Award.

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