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.

The Center of a World-Class University

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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Faculty Spotlight
Book Spotlight
God Unbound: Wisdom from Galatians for the Anxious Church
Elaine A. Heath has written a book providing the ancient wisdom the apostle Paul presented to the Galatians to expand their view of God and the mission of the church in hopes of helping Christians today face a similar cultural challenge. Continue Reading  >

News

Elaine Heath and President Brodhead

President Richard Brodhead and the Duke community officially welcomed Elaine Heath as the new dean of the Divinity School during the school's opening convocation.

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Events

Convocation & Pastors' School
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 8:00am to Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 4:30pm
The annual Convocation & Pastors’ School is an intensive two-day conference that offers lectures, worship, and seminars for Christian leaders of all traditions. Led by scholars and practitioners... Continue Reading  >
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DITA hosted "Call and Response: Two Days of Theology and the Arts," which included a poetry reading, musical performances, and a panel on visual art and the call to ministry.

The students attended the Christian Forum for Reconciliation in Northeast Asia, which took place this year in Hong Kong, China.

Duke Divinity School welcomed an entering class of 232 new students from 36 different states and six other countries

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