chelsea

Profile: Chelsea Cornelius

Chelsea Cornelius set off for her first year at the University of Chicago Divinity School with the notion of immediately pursuing a PhD after earning a Master of Divinity degree.   But along the way, the class of 2019 MDiv student learned a ...

April 1, 2020
hector

Faculty News & Spotlight | Research News

Hector Awarded Templeton Grant

Kevin Hector, Associate Professor of Theology and of the Philosophy of Religions, has been awarded a grant to study Memory and Personal Identity from the Templeton Foundation as part of a larger three year collaborative project, titled Collaborative ...

April 1, 2020
doostdar

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Doostdar Wins Book Prize

Alireza Doostdar, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and the Anthropology of Religion, has been awarded the 2020 Vinson Sutlive Book Prize by the Anthropology Department at William & Mary, given to the best book utilizing anthropological ...

April 1, 2020

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Audrey Gordon Named Alumna of the Year 2020

Upon recommendation from the Divinity School’s Alumni Council, the Board of Trustees of the Baptist Theological Union has named Audrey Gordon (MA’70) the Divinity School Alumna of the Year for 2020.  A pioneer in the field of end-of-life care,...

March 3, 2020
Charles H. Long

Charles H. Long (1926-2020)

Charles H. Long, a distinguished alumnus of and former faculty member at The University of Chicago Divinity School has died at the age of 93.   Dr. Long received his DB in 1953 and his PhD in 1962 (his doctoral dissertation was entitled “Myth, Cul...

February 27, 2020
Aisha Beliso de Jesus

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Aisha Beliso de Jesus: Religion in the Closet

Aisha Beliso de Jesus, Princeton University, will give a public lecture entitled "Religion in the Closet: Heterosecularisms and Police Practitioners of African Diaspora Religions" on February 27. ...

January 31, 2020
Robert G. Schloerb

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Robert G. Schloerb, 1924-2019

Trustee Emeritus Robert Gransden Schloerb, a distinguished attorney and dedicated supporter of the University of Chicago Divinity School, died on Dec. 19. He was 95 years old. Schloerb, JD’51 was a dedicated friend to the Divinity School, and his ...

January 30, 2020
budd

John Holt: Narratives of Siege: Understanding Buddhist/Muslim Conflicts in Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand

John Holt will give a public lecture on February 17, 4:30pm, Swift Common Room entitled “Narratives of Siege: Understanding Buddhist/Muslim Conflicts in Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand.” Why have Buddhist and Muslim communities in these three coun...

January 24, 2020
A. Gonzalez

Lecture by Allyson Gonzalez

Allyson Gonzalez will give a public lecture entitled “Performing the Sephardic: Jewish Modernity After the Mystique” on Monday, February 3, 4:30pm, in Swift Common Room. What does it mean to think about religious studies through the lens of perfor...

January 22, 2020