In the News


Prof. Dan Arnold in The New York Times: Why are we surprised when Buddhists are violent?


 

 

 

Prof. Lucy Pick contributed this op-ed to the Washington Post on the attention surrounding Kim Yo Jong at the Olympic games, and the underappreciated influence that sisters often have in autocratic families. (Image: Bee Jae-man/Yonhap/AP)





 

U.S. scientists helped devise the Crispr biotechnology tool that has captured global attention for its potential to treat incurable diseases. The first to test it in humans are Chinese doctors, who don’t face the same regulatory hurdles as American counterparts. Dean Laurie Zoloth, a member of the US National Institutes of Health advisory committee on gene technologies, comments in The Wall Street Journal.

 

 



 

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What role does religion play in the lives of entertainers, politicians and others in the public eye? What’s shaped their faith? Every week Chicago Sun-Times reporter Robert Herguth explores those questions in his “Face to Faith” podcast. Listen to Episode 34 featuring Dean Laurie Zoloth

 





 

Alireza Doostar, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and of the Anthropology and Sociology of Religion, in a Q & A in Religion Dispatches.

 

 

 




Laurie Zoloth, Dean and Margaret E. Burton Professor of Religion, in the University of Chicago Magazine: "Serious inquiry, engaged scholarship" 




 

Margaret M. Mitchell, Shailer Mathews Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature, in an AP story discussing the 'Jesus, Mary and Joseph' defense | November 10, 2017






 

William Schweiker

William Schweiker, Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics, on WGN Radio, discussing the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation | October 26, 2017

 

 


 

Laurie Zoloth

Laurie Zoloth, Dean and Margaret E. Burton Professor, and the Divinity School profiled in USA Today | October 15, 2017
Chicago Jewish News | October 11, 2017



 

 


William SchweikerWilliam Schweiker, Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics, on WBEZ Radio's WorldView, discussing the Enhancing Life Project – theorizing ways of making everybody’s lives better. | August 3, 2017



 

 

Laurie Zoloth

Laurie Zoloth, Dean and Margaret E. Burton Professor, profiled by Religion News Service | August 29, 2017 and in Voice of America, on the first human embryo gene-fix | August 13, 2017





 

Wendy DonigerWendy Doniger, Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions, on myths about women, sex, and jewelry (Religion Dispatches) | August  28, 2017

 

 

 

Cynthia Gano LindnerCynthia Gano  Lindner, Director of Ministry Studies, in The Forward  in a story about why some Christians celebrate Jewish holidays | August 27, 2017





 

Alireza DoostdarAlireza Doostdar, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and the Anthropology and Sociology of Religion, on the Islamic tradition and the solar eclipse (UChicago News)  | August 17, 2017