William Schweiker on WBEZ's "Morning Shift"

William Schweiker discusses "Religious Freedom: Where to Draw the Line" on WBEZ's The Morning Shift.

Christians, Muslims, and Jews in Medieval Cairo

A new exhibition at the Oriental Institute Museum will offer a glimpse into everyday life in a lively, multicultural city in ancient Egypt.

Senior Fellow Symposium by Loren Lybarger: April 28

Senior fellows in the Marty Center are scholars from the United States and other countries throughout the world, on sabbatical leave from their home institutions. At the Marty Center, they situate their research within a broader cultural frame of reference, bringing their perspectives to bear on religious questions facing the wider public.

Willemien Otten named a Luce Fellow

Willemien Otten, Professor of Theology and the History of Christianity, has been named a 2015-2016 Luce Fellow by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS) and The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.

The Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion

Upcoming Conferences

The Practical Authority of the Imams and their Representatives (April 3-4)

 Levinas Reading (April 8-9)


Musing on the Dharma through a Flower: A Medieval Japanese Arhat Painting from the Smart Museum

by Jie Shi

Religion and Culture Web Forum

On Islam and the Events at Charlie Hebdo

by Jean-Luc Marion, Bruce Lincoln, Anthony Yu, Matthew Kapstein, and Françoise Meltzer