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See courses and descriptions for AY 2020-21, including undergrad-specific offerings.Courses
Updates on the resumption of academic, research, and other on-campus activities.LEARN MORE
The Biggest Questions
Our new podcast examines the broad range of ideas and practices that constitute religion–and how scholars make sense of them.LEARN MORE
Religion and the Coronavirus: Polls
Alternative ways of practicing faith: read more about our poll done in partnership with AP-NORC.LEARN MORE
The Divinity School is offering a lecture series on topics in Theravada Buddhism during the 2019-2020 academic year.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
The Anthony C. Yu Junior Faculty Fellowship
This new fellowship honors the legacy and pedagogy of the late Anthony C. Yu.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
News & Events
AMRS Application deadline
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.
Can't come to campus? We have virtual visits too. LEARN MORE.
- PhD Program: Tuesday, January 12
- MA | MDiv Programs: January 12 (Priority)
- MA | MDiv Programs: April 16 (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
A Summer Correspondence
The decision to rename a dormitory reveals the fragility of historical nuancemore info
Imagining History without Heroes and Villains
What the Hebrew Bible can teach Americans about reckoning with the fallenness of our nation's....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.