The InterReligious Institute
at Chicago Theological Seminary
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The InterReligious Institute (IRI) at Chicago Theological Seminary is devoted to courageous conversations, challenging questions, and innovative action. Through the intersections of academia, theology, and public dialogue, we offer curricular, co-curricular and public initiatives. Founded in 2017 with generous support from the Henry Luce Foundation, our mission is to create a more just and pluralistic society, where everyone has space to breathe.

Please join us as we …

CREATE
communities where diversity is a defining element of community itself.
INSIST
on a multiplicity of voices at the table and in the public square.
EMBRACE
diversity of thought and belief, and push beyond tolerance.
CONFRONT
white supremacy, Christian privilege, patriarchy, heteronormative assumptions and bias in all its forms.
LEARN
what really makes impact through art, dialogue, and action.