About Duke Divinity School

As the spiritual center of a great research university, Duke Divinity School is the embodiment of Duke University’s motto: Eruditio et Religio—Knowledge and Faith. Founded in 1926, the Divinity School attracts students from across the nation and around the world. With many diverse theological perspectives represented here, students find common ground through immersion in Scripture and the church’s tradition for addressing the challenges of faith in contemporary contexts.

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Duke Divinity School gives you access to all that Duke University offers—from a wide variety of courses at Duke and inter-institutional registration to world-class libraries, lectures by leading thinkers, a thriving arts community, a network of campus organizations, and exciting collegiate athletic events.

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Book Spotlight
Echoes of Scripture
Richard Hays's new book discusses how the four canonical Evangelists employed Israel’s scriptural texts in their narratives about Jesus in the New Testament. Continue Reading  >

News

Elaine Heath

Elaine A. Heath, a theologian, preacher, teacher and writer, will be the next dean of the Duke Divinity School, President Richard H. Brodhead and Provost Sally Kornbluth announced Tuesday.

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Events

Hispanic Preaching Festival
Developed by Duke Divinity School’s Hispanic House of Studies, the Hispanic-Latino/a (H/L) Preaching Initiative provides an opportunity for H/L pastors to receive homiletical training in a peer group... Continue Reading  >
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For Brittany Wilson, the importance of context in understanding a biblical text dictates that students wrestle with their own particular context in time and place.

The award was given by the Committee on Theological Education to honor his lifetime contributions to the church.

As Hannah Bonner M.Div '08 protests an activist's death, she's found a deeper sense of justice, love, and faith.

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