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Divinity Spring 2020
Information and updates on Spring Quarter 2020 in our virtual Swift Hall.LEARN MORE
Spring Quarter 2020
University-wide resources for faculty, staff, and students to help navigate the transition to Spring Quarter.LEARN MORE
Rustandy Global Christianity Distinguished Speaker Series
This lecture series, facilitated through the Martin Marty Center, will stretch our geographic imagination of global Christianity by considering comparative, diasporic and transnational approaches.LEARN MORE
The Divinity School is offering a lecture series on topics in Theravada Buddhism during the 2019-2020 academic year.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
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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
How Republican Politicians Get Schooled on the Bible
An investigation of the Bible study (and its teacher) influencing how Republican politicians....more info
Love, Obligation, and Possibilities in the Time of COVID-19
Even in this season of prescribed social distancing, hope for our future emerges from our bonds....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.