Chiasma and Seminary Visits

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Lilly Program for Vocation and Ethical Leadership
Markim Hall 310
651-696-6738
651-696-6030 (fax)

Academic-Year Hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.-12:00 noon

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If you are contemplating a religious vocation Chiasma is a program that gathers students in community around re-imagining religious vocation. Students exploring life-work defined by spirituality, or contemplating graduate work in religious studies, or pursuing religious-spiritual leadership in either religious or secular communities, meet twice a month over dinner to bring focus to the changing landscape of religious vocation in the modern world. Within the vocational ecology of dialogue, shared narratives, field trips and more, students live at the intersection of chiasmic exchanges that provide new depth and dimension to vocational perspectives. Beyond gaining information or answers to vocational questions, students find an orientation and new footing with which to re-imagine the shape of religious vocations.

Please email Eily Marlow at  if you are interested in taking part in this community.

Seminary Visits

The Lilly Project also offers scholarships to visit seminary, divinity and rabbinical school for those students contemplating a religious vocation. For more information, email Eily Marlow at .

Seminary visit application

2007 fellows

2007: Students visit Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley