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Kathryn Lofton

Kathryn Lofton Appointed to Lex Hixon Professorship

August 28, 2020
Kathryn Lofton, dean of humanities for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), has been named the Lex Hixon Professor of Religious Studies, American Studies, History, and...
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New Publication: The Emperor Who Never Was

August 20, 2020
The definitive biography of the eldest son of Emperor Shah Jahan, whose death at the hands of his younger brother Aurangzeb changed the course of South Asian history. Dara...

Statement from Yale Department of Religious Studies

April 8, 2020
As the public health crisis associated with the Coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, there have been disturbing reports of an increase in anti-Asian, and particlarly...
The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila A Biography

New Publication: The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila A Biography

June 19, 2019
The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila is among the most remarkable accounts ever written of the human encounter with the divine. The Life is not really an autobiography at all,...
Annie Norman-Schiff

Annie Norman-Schiff Wins 1st Place in 3-Minute Thesis Competition

April 7, 2019
Congratulations to Annie Norman-Schiff, winner of the audience choice award for humanities AND the overall award in the 2019 3-Minute Thesis Competition at Yale!  3-Minute...
Laura Nasrallah

Laura Nasrallah to Join RLST & YDS Faculty as Buckingham Professor of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation

February 22, 2019
  We are happy to announce that Laura Nasrallah, world-renowned scholar of New Testament and early Christian literature, will be joining us at Yale in a joint position...
Reformations: The Early Modern World

Carlos Eire wins Jaroslav Pelikan Prize

October 31, 2018
Carlos Eire has been awarded the Jaroslave Pelikan Prize by the Yale University Press for his book Reformations: The Early Modern World 1450-1650. This prize is awarded by...