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The Divinity School offers over 100 courses a year in the academic study of religion; this Autumn we're offering "Early Islamic Texts," "Sources and Methods in the Study of Chinese Religions," "Introduction to Kabbalah" – and many more. 
The 2018 winners of the American Academy of Religion's International Dissertation Research Grants program are Divinity School PhD candidate Elsa Marty and new alumnus Aaron Hollander (PhD'18).  
Photos and video of the 531st Convocation are now available.
Margaret M. Mitchell, a leading literary historian of ancient Christianity, has been named the Shailer Mathews Distinguished Service Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature.  
Grounds of Being and the Divinity Students Association announce expanded support for Divinity School students.
May 24: Join us for a book panel on Jean-Luc Marion's On Descartes' Passive Thought (UChicago Press, 2018). 
The Craft of Teaching presents Prof. Monica Mercado (PhD'14) on When American Religion Goes Digital: Pedagogical Innovation in the Teaching of American Religion(s).
Matthew T. Kapstein, the Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.
Spring is around the corner, and our Spring Quarter courses – like "Islam and Modern Science," "Virginity and the Body in Late Antiquity & Early Middle Ages" and "Knowledge on a Platter: Comparative Perspectives on Knowledge Texts in the Ancient World" are now available.
Coming up in the Spring Quarter: conferences on Global Christianity and on Multireligious Perspectives on Global Issues and a public lecture by Carole Rawcliffe on medicine in medieval England.  

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