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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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Professor Kate Bowler has written a memoir telling the story of her struggle to understand the personal and intellectual dimensions of the American belief that all tragedies are tests of character after she was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. Continue Reading  >

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Churches partnering with Duke Divinity School to limit clergy debt have raised more than $100,000 for student scholarships, an increase over the previous year.

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Events

MLK speaker
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 11:25am to Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 2:00pm
The Office of Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School will hold worship services, a lecture, and a community lunch as part of the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture Series featuring Dr. Hakim J... Continue Reading  >
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Bowler’s memoir on living with the uncertainty of an advanced cancer diagnosis has also received significant national media coverage and inspired a podcast.

Kenza Isnasni and Norman Wirzba shared Muslim and Christian perspectives on the theme “Food, Faith, and Land.”

In her new memoir and podcast, Kate Bowler brings empathy, intelligence and even humor to life’s darkest moments.

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