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Religion in the Frame
The Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion is pleased to present Religion in the Frame, a film and discussion series, in conjunction with Facets Multimedia.LEARN MORE
Divinity Student Explores Digital Humanities
Hanna Holborn Gray Graduate Fellowship program gives students like Aneesah Ettress opportunities to expand their professional horizons and enhance their development as scholars.READ MORE
The Anthony C. Yu Junior Faculty Fellowship
This new fellowship honors the legacy and pedagogy of the late Anthony C. Yu.READ MORE
Willemien Otten has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Copenhagen.READ MORE
David Gottlieb (PhD'18) speaks with Paul Mendes-Flohr on the New Books in Jewish Studies podcast.MORE INFO
Alireza Doostdar on "Haunted Ramadan: Ghosts, Devils, and the Soul of Iranian Television."READ MORE
The Divinity School is offering a lecture series on topics in Theravada Buddhism during the 2019-2020 academic year.LEARN MORE
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Lecture by Aisha Beliso De Jesus: Religion in the Closet
David Harris - Hebrew Bible Workshop
David Harris - "Deuteronomy 1 in the Ethiopic Tradition: Textual and ...
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- PhD Program: Tuesday, January 7, 2020
- MA | MDiv Programs: January 7 (Priority)
- MA | MDiv Programs: April 13 (Final deadline for international students)
- MA | MDiv Programs: August 1 (Final deadline for domestic students)
- Domestic AMRS Applications: October 15 (Winter admission); January 7 (Spring admission); August 1 (Autumn admission)
- International AMRS Applications: October 15 (Spring admissions); April 13 (Autumn admission)
Commenting on Religion in Public Life
The Daybells and Latter-day Saint Apocalypticism
Exploring a subculture of apocalyptic prophecy on the margins of the LDS Churchmore info
Religion and its surprising-but-not-unprecedented role in the spread of the coronavirusmore info
Sighting (and Citing) Chaplains
Exploring the growing role and significance of chaplaincy in American societymore info
The Martin Marty Center
The Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion offers scholarly perspectives on religious questions facing the wider public: through conferences and events, fellowship programs, and our twice-weekly electronic publication Sightings, we work on the intersection of religion and public life.