Alumni

2014 MLK Lecture Series with Randal Jelks

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 11:25am to 5:00pm
Goodson Chapel
tbatemon@div.duke.edu

The Office of Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School will sponsor the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture Series featuring guest lecturer Randal Jelks, associate professor of American Studies with a joint appointment in African and African American Studies at the University of Kansas.

Dr. Jelks will be the guest preacher at the Divinity School worship service on April 1st and 2nd in Goodson Chapel from 11:25 to 12:20 p.m and will be the guest lecturer on April 1st at 5:00pm in 0014 Westbrook.

The lecture series exposes Divinity School students, faculty, staff, and alumni as well as local preachers and their congregations to preachers whose ministry has had an impact on the civic sphere, or to scholars whose work has been instrumental in changing the nature of ministry in the church and in the larger world.

For more information, contact Tara Batemon at (919) 660-3461.

Barber Receives Cook Award

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The Rev. Dr. William Barber II, M.Div. '89 and president of the North Carolina NAACP, has been selected to receive the Cook Society's distinguished service award.

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Claire Wimbush: Broken People Walking Toward Wholeness

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Claire Wimbush, a Duke Divinity School graduate born with spastic cerebral palsy, reflects on how the wounded body of Jesus reveals a wholeness that doesn't depend on physical perfection.

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Coffee Shops, Guitars, and a Running Trail

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Divinity School graduates plant new churches in North Carolina, sparking renewal in unexpected places.

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Convocation & Pastors' School Recordings

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Audio and images from the 2013 event, "Renewing the Church," are online.

Audio from the 2013 Convocation & Pastors’ School: Renewing the Church is now online on iTunesU.

The Oct. 14-15 event explored the ways in which thriving Christian communities are meeting the deep needs of the world and in the process breathing new life into the church.

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Deep and Wide: The Renewal of the Church

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Monday, October 14, 2013
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Church Renewal

Laceye Warner, a featured speaker at the 2013 Convocation & Pastors' School, writes that renewal is about more than attendance and budgets.

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Bahnson Helped Grow the Church Garden Movement in NC

Monday, September 9, 2013

Fred Bahnson, M.T.S. '00, has written a new book, “Soil and Sacrament: A Spiritual Memoir of Food and Faith." The News & Observer reports on his role in the church gardening movement.

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Cultivate Space for God's Spirit

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Monday, July 29, 2013
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2013 Convocation

The 2013 Convocation & Pastors' School will explore ways Christian communities are breathing new life into the church. Register today.

Duke Divinity School’s annual Convocation & Pastors’ School will return Oct. 14-15, featuring lectures by renowned scholars and practitioners, seminars that foster in-depth discussion, worship services, and the opportunity to reconnect with friends and faculty. 

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Duke Divinity Alumni Triangle Area Event at the Durham Bulls Game

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 6:30pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Durham, NC
alumni@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity Alumni Relations will hold a social event for alumni in the Triangle area at a Durham Bulls baseball game.
Registration is required. The cost will be $12 each for the ticket and dinner. Registration closes Aug. 6 (or until 100 tickets are purchased).

Make online registration and payment

John Dormois on Public Radio's "The Story"

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Cardiologist Dormois, M.Div. '13, came to Duke Divinity School to explore the spiritual side of medicine. He talks about why he enrolled and what he learned in an interview with Dick Gordon.

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