Allen Verhey

Allen Verhey

Robert Earl Cushman Professor of Christian Theology

(919) 660-3574
0034 Westbrook

Duke Divinity School
Box 90968
Durham, NC 27708-0968


Allen Verhey, Robert Earl Cushman Professor of Christian Theology, passed away on Feb. 26 at the age of 68. He died peacefully at home.

Verhey's work focused on the application of Christian ethics, especially in the area of medical and health practice. He was published widely and was the author, editor, or co-editor of 12 books, including most recently, The Christian Art of Dying. Verhey was director of the Institute of Religion at the Texas Medical Center for 2 years and served as the Blekkink Professor of Religion at Hope College for 10 years before coming to Duke Divinity in 2004.

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B.A. (Calvin College)
B.D. (Calvin Theological Seminary)
Ph.D. (Yale University)