A new issue of Criterion, the Divinity School's journal, is now available. This issue includes tributes to Jean Bethke Elshtain (1941-2013), the 2013 Alumnus of the Year Lecture by Michael Kinnamon (MA'76, PhD'80), and a sermon by Reverend Larry Greenfield (DB'66, MA'70, PhD'78). The entire issue (and previous issues as well) is available online.  
A new issue of Circa, the Divinity School's newsletter, is now available. News about our faculty and students, an interview with Professor Brook A. Ziporyn, and more. The entire issue (and previous issues as well) is available online.   
Loren Lybarger (UChicago Divinity PhD 2002) will deliver his Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion Senior Fellows Symposium—"A Disenchanted Exile: Secularism and the Islamic Revival among Palestinian Immigrants in Chicago."
Volume 94 of The Journal of Religion, edited by Divinity School faculty and published by the University of Chicago Press, is now available. 
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