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The Biggest Questions
New episodes of our podcast, examining the broad range of ideas and practices that constitute religion–and how scholars make sense of them–now available.LEARN MORE
Our lecture series on topics in Theravada Buddhism continues on February 9 with Aleix Ruiz Falqués of Shan State Buddhist University.LEARN MORE
See courses and descriptions for AY 2020-21, including undergrad-specific offerings.Courses
Alireza Doostdar on "Haunted Ramadan: Ghosts, Devils, and the Soul of Iranian Television."READ MORE
Religion and the Coronavirus: Polls
Alternative ways of practicing faith: read more about our poll done in partnership with AP-NORC.LEARN MORE
Rustandy Global Christianity Distinguished Speaker Series
This lecture series considers comparative, diasporic and transnational approaches in global Christianity.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
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Adi Shiran - "Not All Minds Are Meant To Be Free: The Textual History ...
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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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We offer deadlines for admissions to our various programs throughout the year.
Commenting on Religion in Public Life
"The Latinx Vote" as Mission Field
The idea of the cultural homogeneity of Spanish-speaking immigrants to the US bears traces of....more info
Longing for a Real Thanksgiving
This year's lonely holiday offers a chance for national repentancemore info
Party On, America?
The concept of loyalty offers hope for our democracy—but only a loyalty that transcends party spiritmore 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.