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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...
Sefer Hasidim and the Ashkenazic Book in Medieval Europe

New Publication: Sefer Hasidim

June 8, 2018
Composed in Germany in the early thirteenth century by Judah ben Samuel he-hasid, Sefer Hasidim, or “Book of the Pietists,” is a compendium of religious instruction that...
Jewish Materialism: The Intellectual Revolution of the 1870s

New Publication: Jewish Materialism

March 20, 2018
A paradigm-shifting account of the modern Jewish experience, from one of the most creative young historians of his generation To understand the organizing framework of modern...
Yale Seminar in Religious Studies 18-19

YSRS Seminar - 4th Lecture: 4/1

March 14, 2018
  MONDAY, APRIL 1, 5:00pm-6:00pm HWANSOO KIM & CHLOË STARR  451 College Stret, B-04 Click here and here for the readings.        PAST SEMINARS   THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4...
Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

New Publication: Religious Freedom

January 12, 2018
Religious freedom is so often presented as a timeless American ideal and an inalienable right, appearing fully formed at the founding of the United States. That is simply not...