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
Cover image of "Worshiping with the Anaheim Vineyard: The Emergence of Contemporary Worship"
Professor Lester Ruth has co-authored a book about the Anaheim Vineyard Christian Fellowship and its influence on the entire Vineyard movement, which contributed to the renewal of worship in thousands of churches. Continue Reading  >


Worshiper raises a hand up during service in Goodson Chapel

The grant will help identify future leaders and support them through a variety of formational opportunities.

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Summer Institute participants sign during worship
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 3:00pm to Friday, June 9, 2017 - 9:00pm
Come expand your theological imagination, grapple with practical problems, and be equipped to continue a journey of reconciliation within a wider community at this annual institute. Continue Reading  >

The Academy of Parish Clergy has named Professor Stephen Chapman's latest book the 2016 Reference Book of the Year.

Professor Grant Wacker is among acclaimed religious historians selected to write on the history of American evangelism.

The grant will fund the fourth wave of the National Congregations Study, led by Professor Mark Chaves.

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