Duke Divinity School’s annual Convocation & Pastors’ School will return Oct. 15-16, featuring lectures by renowned scholars and practitioners, seminars that foster in-depth discussion, worship services, and the opportunity to reconnect with friends and faculty.
Jeremy Begbie, Thomas A. Langford professor of theology at Duke Divinity School, will present a lecture and performance on Saturday, March 10 at 7 p.m., as part of Redeemer Presbyterian Church’s Faith & Work series. Begbie, an international authority on theology and music, directs Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts.
Audio and video recordings from the 2011 Convocation & Pastors' School, Drawn Into Scripture: Arts and the Life of the Church, are now available through iTunes.
On Oct. 11, 56 alumni from the class of 1961 were inducted into the Half Century Club at a dinner held in their honor in the Divinity School's York Room. The Half Century Club recognizes alumni from Duke Divinity School who graduated 50 years ago.
Richard Heitzenrater, William Kellon Quick Professor Emeritus of Church History and Wesley Studies at Duke Divinity School, was awarded the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award by the National Alumni Council for the Divinity School Alumni Association. The award was presented during the Alumni Luncheon on Oct. 11.
Watch Duke Divinity School’s first worship service of the academic year for students, faculty and staff at 11:25 a.m. on Aug. 30 during a live webcast.
Dean Richard B. Hays will preach at the convocation service, which is highlighted by an academic procession of the faculty and selected senior administrative staff. The service also includes a blessing of new faculty and staff, and a welcoming to the entering class of students.