Watch now: A Dean's Forum on Making Sense of Tantric Buddhism: History, Semiology, and Transgression in the Indian Traditions by Christian K. Wedemeyer, Associate Professor of the History of Religions.
Scholarship on secularism in the Middle East and South Asia has been radically transformed in the last decade, and continues to be one of the most innovative and creative, as well as challenging, areas of inquiry.
Every month, leading scholars gather at the University of Chicago Press to decide which books will carry the name of one of the world’s largest and most respected academic publishers.
William Schweiker, the Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics and Director of the Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion, has been elected President for the Society of Christian Ethics. He will serve as Vice President during 2014-2015, and as President during 2015-2016.
The Divinity School has received a $475,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc to establish “The Chicago Commons Project,” a program of leadership development and enrichment for Chicago-area pastors. The Divinity School is one of several organizations across the country to receive grants as part of the Endowment’s Early Career Pastoral Development Initiative aimed at developing leadership programs
By Kerry Temple - University of Chicago Magazine
The recent renovation of Bond Chapel was recognized on Designnight, the Chicago-area chapter of the American Institute of Architect (AIA)’s annual awards night.
A UChicago commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the delivery of the Gettysburg Address will take place Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Social Science Research Building, Room 122.
A Harris Poll shows Americans' belief in God is on the decline while there’s a rise in a belief in Darwin’s theory on evolution. Professor William Schweiker shares his thoughts on the poll and trends in religion in the U.S. over the decades on WBEZ's "Morning Shift" with host Tony Serabia.
A ceremony celebrating Prof. Arnold I. Davidson's induction into the Ordre des Palmes Académiques as an Officier took place on Monday, November 4, 2013, at the Franke Institute for the Humanities.