Avigail Manekin-Bamberger

Lecture by Avigail Manekin-Bamberger

A public lecture by Avigail Manekin-Bamberger: "Scholastics, Scribes, and Sorcerers: Toward a New History of Rabbinic Judaism in the Sasanian Empire" will take place on Tuesday, January 21, at 4:30pm in the Swift Hall Common Room (1st floor).  A...

January 2, 2020
Rachel Rafael Neis

Lecture by Rachel Rafael Neis

A public lecture by Rachel Rafael Neis: "When a Woman Gives Birth to a Raven: Rabbis and the Reproduction of Species in Late Antiquity " will take place on Monday, January 27th, at 4:30pm in Swift Hall Common Room (1st floor). The biblical idea of...

December 23, 2019
Tzvi Novick

Lecture by Tzvi Novick

A public lecture by Tzvi Novick: " Gender Separation in the Literature of the Late Antique Synagogue" will take place on Wednesday, January 8th, at 4:30pm in Swift Hall Common Room (1st floor). The paper examines the degree to which and the ways i...

December 11, 2019
Willemien Otten receiving honorary doctorate at University of Copenhagen

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Otten Receives Honorary Doctorate

Willimien Otten has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Københavns Universitet (University of Copenhagen), Denmark. Honorary doctorates are awarded to a number of researchers who have played a significant role in research or education and re the ...

December 9, 2019
Laura Lieber

Lecture by Laura Lieber

Laura Lieber, Duke University, will lecture on “An Unholy Spectacle: The Ordeal of the Accused Adulteress in the Early Synagogue” on Wednesday, January 29th, 4:30pm, public lecture in the Common Room. Using  the trial of the accused adulteress (th...

December 4, 2019
Natalie Carnes

Lecture by Natalie Carnes

Natalie Carnes, Baylor University, will lecture on "Attunement: The Feminist Voice and Christianity’s Patriarchal Tradition" on Tuesday, December 10th at 4:30pm, Swift Common Room. Abstract: This talk proposes attunement as an interpretive strateg...

November 22, 2019
religious studies


Undergraduate Courses

View our full list of 2020-21 RLST courses here.   Every year we offer more than 30 Religious Studies courses per quarter. Please reference our full list of courses and descriptions on the Courses page and visit our Spotlighted Courses page for...

November 21, 2019
Angie Heo

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The Anthony C. Yu Junior Faculty Fellowship

The Divinity School is pleased to announce the Anthony C. Yu Junior Faculty Fellowship, and to announce that Angie Heo, Assistant Professor of the Anthropology and Sociology of Religion, will be its first recipient. Established through a $500,000 gif...

November 15, 2019

Lecture by Oludamini Ogunnaike

Oludamini Ogunnaike will deliver a lecture on Monday, Nov. 11: "Deep Knowledge: Ways of Knowing In Sufism and Ifa, Two West African Intellectual Traditions." Swift Hall Common Room, 4:30pm Based on the forthcoming book of the same title, this t...

November 11, 2019
D Gottlieb and PMF


Interview with Paul Mendes-Flohr

David Gottlieb (PhD'18) speaks with Prof. Emeritus Paul Mendes-Flohr on the New Books in Jewish Studies podcast.    ...

November 11, 2019