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Margaret M. Mitchell, Shailer Mathews Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature, in Time Magazine discussing the 'Jesus, Mary and Joseph' defense.
Our Wednesday Lunch series is open to all! Join us over delicious food for upcoming talks creating a more humane Chicago, the death penalty, and a Dean's Forum on mythologies behind women, jewelry, and sex.
The Craft of Teaching in the Academic Study of Religion, our unique program of pedagogical readiness, wraps up Autumn Quarter programming with a workshop on teaching outside of one's area of expertise.
Prof. Mayra Rivera of Harvard University to lecture on "Belief Materialized in Deeds."
"Teaching Polarizing Questions and Contested Claims of Justice" with Michael Kessler, (AM ‘97, PhD in Theology ‘03), professor and managing director of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University.      
David D. Hall to lecture on "Thinking Across (Protestant) Reformations: Scotland, England, and New England, 1550-1640." Professor Hall is the Bartlett Professor of New England Church History Emeritus at Harvard Divinity School.   
William Schweiker, Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics, can be heard on WGN Radio, discussing the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. 
Winter is coming, and Winter Quarter course offerings –  including "The Catholic Reformation," "Jainism: an Indian Religion and its Contributions to Philosophy," and "Islamic Love Poetry" – are now available.   
Joshua Casteel was a graduate student at the Divinity School when he died, aged 32, in 2012; his book, Letters from Abu Ghraib, is being relaunched. Read more about the event, being held on October 25th. 
Ana Mariella Bacigalupo, Professor of Anthropology at SUNY Buffalo, on "The Potency of Indigenous 'Bibles' and Biographies: Mapuche Shamanic Literacy and Historical Consciousness." The paper, and all details, are available at this link. 

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