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


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

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
Religion in the Frame image from The Golden Child

Religion in the Frame

The Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion is pleased to present a film and discussion series in conjunction with Facets Multimedia: Religion in the Frame. ...

January 16, 2020
David Tavárez

Lecture by David Tavárez

"Rethinking Colonial Time: Zapotec Cosmology and the Local Politics of the Universe," a public lecture by David Tavárez, will be held on Tuesday February 18th at 4:30pm in the Swift Common Room. After the most ambitious campaign against Indigenous...

January 14, 2020
William Schultz

Lecture by William Schultz

"The Rise of the Evangelical Vatican: Christianity, Capitalism, and the American Culture Wars," a lecture by William Schultz, will take place on February 12 at 4:30pm in Swift Common Room.   William Schultz is a historian of American re...

January 14, 2020