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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Immerse yourself in thoughtful theological inquiry grounded in Scripture, tradition, experience, and reason. Learn more about our school and programs.
Faculty Spotlight
Book Spotlight
Image of Apostle Paul on cover of Susan Eastman's new book
Professor Susan Eastman's new book reframes the Apostle Paul’s understanding of human identity and personhood through explorations of ancient and contemporary conceptions of the self. Continue Reading  >


Beeley headshot

Rev. Dr. Christopher Beeley will serve as professor of theology and as the Jack and Barbara Bovender Professor of Anglican Episcopal Studies and Ministry, and he will lead the Anglican Episcopal House of Studies. 

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Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and William J. Barber talking.
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
The course will address a scriptural and theological basis for public engagement; an immersion in the musicology of the Moral Movement; an analysis of current context; and an introduction to moral... Continue Reading  >

The CFR holds the pilgrimage to expose Divinity School students to the need for reconciliation and explore how God is at work in Durham. 

Bishop Will Willimon’s materials from the Pulpit Resource quarterly he has written over the last two decades is being published in a seven-volume series.

The goal of the yearlong Conflict Conversations series is to help the Duke Divinity School community understand the skills necessary to deal effectively with interpersonal, congregational, and other forms of group conflict.

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