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.
The Divinity School is pleased to announce the Anthony C. Yu Dissertation Fellowship, a new endowment in memory of a beloved alumnus, colleague, mentor, and friend. Read more.
For three days this past September, a dozen talented young clergy met together in a retreat center in the heart of Chicago’s Loop to inaugurate the Divinity School’s Chicago Commons early-career pastoral leadership development program.
Check our multimedia page for Spring Quarter lectures, conferences, Craft of Teaching events, Wednesday Lunches, and more.
Wendy Doniger on her life of learning and attempts to suppress her scholarship: video of the American Council of Learned Societies' 2015 Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecture: http://www.acls.org/media/haskins/
Our 2015 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.
Australian Catholic University (ACU) has awarded Professor Jean-Luc Marion its highest honor, Doctor of the University, at a ceremony in Melbourne. Marion is the Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Professor of Catholic Studies and Professor of the Philosophy of Religions and Theology.
A new issue of Circa, our Divinity School newsletter, is now available online.