Divinity School Faculty

Divinity School faculty are world-renowned scholars and educators, representing an extraordinary breadth and depth of knowledge across the world's religious traditions, past and present, as well as a range of disciplinary and methodological approaches to the study of religion.

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News & Events Spotlight

Avigail Manekin-Bamberger

Lecture by Avigail Manekin-Bamberger

A public lecture by Avigail Manekin-Bamberger: "Scholastics, Scribes, and Sorcerers: Toward a New Hi...More Info

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 Reprodu...More Info

Swift in autumn

New Faculty 2019-2020

We're delighted to announce three new faculty members who represent a wide range of expertise in the...More Info


Jan 21

Lecture by Avigail Manekin-Bamberger: Scholastics, Scribes, and Sorcerers: ... More Info

Jan 22

Wednesday Lunch with Scott Ferguson More Info

Jan 27

Lecture by Rachel Rafael Neis: When a Woman Gives Birth to a Raven: Rabbis and ... More Info

Research at the University of Chicago

With a commitment to free and open inquiry, UChicago scholars take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans arts to engineering, medicine to education. Their work transforms the way we understand the world, advancing fields of study, and often creating new ones.


scholarly journals

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Devoted to comparative religious history, "History of Religions" has set the standard for the study of religious phenomena from prehistory to modern times.

History of Religions
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"The Journal of Religion" promotes critical, hermeneutical, historical, and constructive inquiry into religion

The Journal of Religion

Recent Dissertations

Serious inquiry into religion requires uncompromising standards of argument and evidence. View information on our recent graduates' dissertations here.