Center for Reconciliation

CFR Spring 2013 Reading Week Pilgrimage Information Session

Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
031 Westbrook or (919) 660-3593

The Center for Reconciliation at Duke Divinity School will hold an information session on its pilgrimage to Baltimore, Md., and Richmond, Va., during the Spring 2013 Reading Week. The pilgrimage will expand participants' imagination of ministry on a journey of discipleship. Stories and photos of past pilgrimages will be shared at the session.

Lunch will be provided.

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Spring Pilgrimage Offers Unique View of Reconciliation

Monday, November 19, 2012

The Center for Reconciliation's Pilgrimage of Pain and Hope gives students a chance to experience God and revelation in new ways.

“There are some things that God can only teach us by dislocating our bodies to strange land,” says Chris Rice, director of Duke Divinity School’s Center for Reconciliation (CFR).

To give students the opportunity to receive these teachings and to experience God and revelation in new ways, CFR leads students on a yearly pilgrimage exploring what it means to be ambassadors of reconciliation.

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Students Develop Vision of Unity at CCDA

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Students who attended community development conference expand their ministry of reconciliation.


The largest multi-ethnic community development conference in the U.S. is helping Divinity School students re-chart their paths as ambassadors of reconciliation.

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Faculty and Staff Farewell Reception for Professor Emmanuel Katongole

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 4:00pm
Alumni Memorial Common Room

Duke Divinity School will hold a faculty and staff farewell reception for Emmanuel Katongole, associate professor of theology and world Christianity at the school, who will be leaving to take a position at the University of Notre Dame.

Register to Sharon Smith by Nov. 9.

Reconcilers Weekend Plans a Harvest of Community

Monday, September 10, 2012

As churches explore a theology of reconciling with the land, Reconcilers Weekend on Sept. 21 and 22 offers support and resources.

The Center for Reconciliation in partnership with The Center for Environmental Leadership is hoping to give clergy and practitioners the tools they need to explore reconciling with the land in their communities.

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Peace and Reconciliation Report from Northeast Asia: "What's Going on in North and South Korea, China and Japan?"

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 12:25pm to 1:20pm
0015 Westbrook or (919) 660-3594

The Center for Reconciliation at Duke Divinity School will co-host the presentation of a report by Chris Rice, director, and Gann Herman, international programs coordinator, on their visits to Northeast Asia in April and May 2012. They will share stories of their encounters with Christian leaders working for peace and reconconciliation in challenging contexts.

Attendees will be able to share their own experiences and ask questions as the Center for Reconciliation explores possibilities for accompanying leaders in these contexts.

The Internationally Minded People of Faith organization is co-hosting the event. 

Snacks and drinks will be provided. No registration is required.

Registration Opens for Reconcilers Weekend

Monday, July 30, 2012

The theme for the Sept. 21-22 event is "Making Peace with the Land: Embracing God's Call to Reconcile with Creation."


Registration is now open for the sixth annual Reconcilers Weekend September 21-22, 2012, sponsored by the Duke Center for Reconciliation, featuring Dr. Norman Wirzba, Dr. Norm Christensen, and Fred Bahnson.

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Summer Institute Draws Christian Leaders to Duke

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Summer Institute

140 Christian ministry leaders from across the United States and the world convened at the Divinity School for workshops, prayer, and community.

Nearly 140 Christian ministry leaders from across the United States and the world convened at Duke Divinity School from May 28-June 2 for the fourth annual Summer Institute, hosted by the Center for Reconciliation.

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Christian Community Development Association Annual Conference

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 (All day) to Sunday, September 30, 2012 (All day)
Minneapolis, Minn. or (919) 660-3583

Chris Rice and Emmanuel Katongole, co-founders of the Center for Reconciliation at Duke Divinity School, will be keynote speakers at the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) Annual Conference titled "RECONCILE."

The conference will be an opportunity for people to learn from one another how to be better reconcilers (bridging divisions of personality, politics, class, race, culture, nationality, gender, and theology.)

For more information about joining the Center for Reconciliation staff and Duke Divinity School students at this conference, visit the CCDA website.

Registration is required.

Duke Summer Institute 2013

Monday, May 27, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, June 1, 2013 (All day)
Durham, N.C. or (919) 660-3593

The Center for Reconciliation at Duke Divinity School will host the fifth annual Summer Institute, a five-day intensive institute to nourish, renew, and deepen the capacities of Christian leaders in the ministry of reconciliation, justice, and peace. 

Participants will experience in-depth teaching by world-class theologians including Duke Divinity School and ministry practitioners, prayer and worship, shared meals, vibrant conversations, and opportunities to reflect on their own vocation and setting.

For information on 2013 Summer Institute