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Brie Loskota Named Executive Director of the Martin Marty Center

The Divinity School is pleased to announce the appointment of Brie Loskota as the Executive Director...More Info

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2021 Diploma and Hooding Ceremony

2021 Divinity School Diploma and Hooding Ceremony Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:00 p.m. - 4:00p.m. ...More Info

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Convocation 2021: Video

Video of our 2021 Convocation, held on June 10th, is now available.More Info



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We offer deadlines for admissions to our various programs throughout the year. 

Areas of Research and Study

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Focusing on religious thought and traditions and their value.   > Learn More

Constructive Studies in Religion

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Concentrating on the development of Western religious traditions from their origins to the present. > Learn More

Historical Studies in Religion

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The study of Islam as a textual tradition inscribed in history and particular cultural contexts.  > LEARN MORE

Islamic Studies

Bond Chapel / Religions in the Americas

Interdisciplinary focus on religious ideas, practices, institutions, and movements in American religion.  > LEARN MORE

Religions in the Americas

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The humanistic study of religious traditions and phenomena – and literature and society in relation to religion. > LEARN MORE

Religion and the Human Sciences

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Interdisciplinary research on topics in Buddhism. > LEARN MORE

Buddhist Studies at UChicago

The Martin Marty Center

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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.

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