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Lunch with Kelly Bulkeley
Join us 1/29 to hear from Dr. Kelly Bulkeley (PhD'92) on "Dreaming, Religion, Psychology" – and the surprising role that UChicago scholars have played in the history of sleep and dream research.READ MORE and RSVP
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
News & Events
Lecture by Avigail Manekin-Bamberger: Scholastics, Scribes, and Sorcerers: ...
Wednesday Lunch with Scott Ferguson
Lecture by Rachel Rafael Neis: When a Woman Gives Birth to a Raven: Rabbis and ...
Join our community of scholars and professionals who guide the public’s understanding of religion.
We welcome you to schedule a campus visit – take a tour, attend a class, meet with current students, and learn about the admission process.
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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
Memory Full: Boomers and the Art of Never Going Away
How an aging generation is preserving its youthfulness ... forevermore info
United Methodist Schism and the ‘Protocol’ of 2020
What does the most recent proposal for splitting the UMC actually achieve?more 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.