GDR Events Calendar
Welcome to Emory University's Graduate Division of Religion
The Graduate Division of Religion (GDR) is a unit of the Laney Graduate School drawing on the resources of the Department of Religion in Emory College and Candler School of Theology. Approximately 150 students are enrolled in nine courses of study in the GDR.
The Graduate Division of Religion is the second-largest doctoral program at Emory, and it benefits from one of the most diverse faculties and student bodies in American doctoral education. Named by the National Research Council as one of the premier PhD programs in the United States, the GDR is committed to developing scholars who will reshape academic disciplines and institutions for a new generation.
- News and Announcements
- GDR By the Numbers
- Congratulations GDR Graduates!
- Meet Our Students
- Sacred Matters Newsletter
- Recent Books by GDR Alumni
- Students Curate Carlos Exhibit
- Lerone Martin's Work Featured in NYT on MLK and Black Evangelist Cooperation With FBI
Recent Books by GDR Faculty
Carl R. Holladay, Introduction to the New Testament: Reference Edition (2017); Acts: A Commentary (2016)
Arun W. Jones, Missionary Christianity and Local Religion: American Evangelicalism in North India, 1836-1870 (2017).
David Blumenthal, Keeping God at the Center: Contemplating and Using the Prayerbook (2016).
Scott Kugle, When Sun Meets Moon: Gender, Eros, and Ecstasy in Urdu Poetry (2016).
Deborah Lipstadt, Holocaust: An American Understanding (2016).
Timothy Jackson. Political Agape: Christian Love and Liberal Democracy (2015).
Find a more comprehensive list of faculty publications here.