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Our lecture series on topics in Theravada Buddhism continues on November 10 with Kate Crosby of King's College, London.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
Marty Center Symposium on Religion and the 2020 Elections
This Marty Center symposium will address how religion shapes American politics and vice-versa.READ MORE
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
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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Lecture by Erik Braun: “since feeling is first:” Hedonic Tone ...
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- 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
Blessings, History, and Pandemic Vulnerabilities
What happens when a nation fails to reckon with its own human frailtymore 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.