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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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

Incoming dean Elaine Heath has long sought to bridge the gap between the church and the academy while ultimately encouraging the renewal of both.

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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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The Clergy Health Initiative has published a new report that illuminates how the demographics of elders and local pastors actively serving United Methodist congregations in North Carolina are shifting.

Clergy Health Initiative research director Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell and collaborator Chris Adams discuss the importance of positive mental health on this episode of the Research on Religion podcast.

New Testament Professor Douglas Campbell receives a National Humanities Center fellowship for his new book on the apostle Paul.

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