Cynthia (Cindy) Chapman
- Adelia A.F. Johnston and Harry Thomas Frank Professor of Religion
- Chair of Religion Department
Cindy Chapman Receives Award, Authors, and Presents
November 7, 2017
Cindy Chapman, professor of religion, was awarded "Best Book Relating to the Hebrew Bible" for 2017 by the Biblical Archaeology Society for her recently published book, The House of the Mother: The Social Roles of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetry (Yale University Press, 2016).
This year, Chapman also presented a paper entitled, "The Hebrew Mother of Seven: An Ingathering of Antecedents," on October 13, 2017, for the Biblical Studies Seminar at New College, University of Edinburgh, and she co-authored with Michael Coogan the fourth edition of The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures (Oxford University Press, 2017).
Hayley Segall ’20 Awarded Jacobs Prize for the Study of Religion
July 28, 2020
The prize recognizes one graduating religion major with a $25,000 award.
2018-2019 Excellence in Teaching Award Winners
May 22, 2020
Six faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Conservatory of Music received Excellence in Teaching Awards for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Jewish Studies Program Experiences Renewal
August 26, 2019
New faculty members and new programming offer students a robust experience in the study of Jewish history, culture, religious tradition, and literature.