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

Buddhist lectures

The Jun Zhou Lectures on Theravada Buddhism

The Divinity School is pleased to offer a series of six lectures on various topics in Theravada Budd...More Info

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Martin Marty Center

The Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion offers scholarly perspectives on th...More Info

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New Faculty

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


Nov 21

Orietta Ombrosi - "Sarah Kofman, a Feminine Deconstruction of ... More Info

Dec 2

David Ridge - "Two Coherent Stories in Numbers 16" More Info

Dec 4

Lecture by Matthias Lehmann 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.