University of Chicago - Divinity School

University of Chicago - Divinity School

University of Chicago - Divinity School

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1025 East 58th Street,Chicago, IL 60637

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The University of Chicago Divinity School is a graduate institution at the University of Chicago dedicated to the training of academics and clergy across religious boundaries. Formed under Baptist auspices, the school today lacks any sectarian affiliations. It is ranked number one in the field of the study of religion according to the National Research Council's measure of faculty quality in its survey of all doctoral granting programs in religious studies. Along with the departments of religious studies/religion at Harvard, Yale and Columbia University, it is responsible for training the majority of those appointed to tenure track positions in religious studies at American universities. The school offers courses leading to the Ph.D. in history of religions, anthropology and sociology of religion, religion and literature, history of Christianity, history of Judaism, Islamic studies, biblical studies, philosophy of religion, theology, religious ethics, and religion in America.

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Interim Dean

Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of the History of Modern Christianity

Kilbride-Clinton Professor of Medicine & Ethics

Nathan Cummings Distinguished Service Professor of Jewish Studies

Distinguished Alumni
Emilie M. Townes is now Dean of the Divinity School at Vanderbilt University
Diane Jonte-Pace is now Senior Vice Provost, Academic Affairs at Santa Clara University
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