Welcome to the University of Chicago Divinity School, a vibrant community of scholars dedicated to exploring humanity’s most vital, inspiring, and compelling questions.


The Divinity School prepares students for careers of field-defining scholarship, teaching, and publicly-engaged leadership. 


Join our community of scholars and professionals who guide the public’s understanding of religion. 



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Our students provide some of the most vibrant parts of our community culture. They contribute to all aspects of life at the Divinity School.

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The Divinity School invests over $11 million dollars in scholarship assistance to students. We are committed to making graduate education affordable. 

News & Events

Jamil Jan Kochai

Author Event with Jamil Jan Kochai

Writing for God: A Reading and Discussion

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Senior Ministry Presentations

Explorations of questions or issues in religious leadership.

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Brook A. Ziporyn

Brook A. Ziporyn Lecture

Teleology and Consciousness in Zhu Xi's Neo-Confucianism

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Mar 31

Mar 31, 2023: Dean’s Forum: Deuteronomy and the Pentateuch by Jeffrey Stackert More Info

Apr 3

Apr 3, 2023: Brook Ziporyn: Inaugural Mircea Eliade Lecture More Info

Apr 5

Apr 5, 2023: CULT Minimar: Liberation Theology with Raúl Zegarra More Info

The Martin Marty Center

The Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion is a bridge between religious studies scholarship and the wider public. Through conferences and events, community and scholarly initiatives, fellowship programs, and our electronic publication Sightings, we work on the intersection of religion and public life.

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