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Willemien Otten has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Copenhagen.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
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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)
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Commenting on Religion in Public Life
Dopamine Fasting: Silicon Valley’s Not-So-New Trend
Does the new practice of dopamine fasting have religious roots?more info
Conscience: Its Use and Abuse
How John Henry Newman helps us guard against the political abuse of conscience for religious beliefsmore 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.