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
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Lian, professor of World Christianity at Duke Divinity School, has written a new book that tells the astonishing story of the only Chinese citizen known to have openly and steadfastly opposed communism under Mao. Continue Reading  >

News

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Professors Jeremy Begbie and Norman Wirzba have been awarded the highest honor given to university faculty. 

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Events

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 2:00pm
The Convocation on the Rural Church is an annual opportunity for pastors from the North Carolina and Western North Carolina Conferences of the United Methodist Church to join with Duke Divinity... Continue Reading  >
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Video is now available of the service, with Professor William Turner preaching.

A Duke Divinity School initiative calls on churches to help stem the opioid epidemic in the mountain region.

The United Methodist Church General Board of Higher Education and Ministry awards teachers who exemplify excellence in teaching and service to their students, school, and community. 

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