Student Life

'Military Suicide and Christian Witness: A Conversation and Call to Act' with Stanley Hauerwas

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 12:30pm
0014 Westbrook Building
Alexis Arzuaga (alexis.arzuaga@duke.edu)

Milites Christi, a Duke Divinity School student group, will hold a public lunch discussion on "Military Suicide and Christian Witness: A Conversation and Call to Act" with Stanley Hauerwas, Gilbert T. Rowe Professor Emeritus of Divinity and Law at the school.

The student group is dedicated to cultivating conversations with students, staff, and faculty to advance the interests of prospective, current, and former service members in the church, world, and academy.

Registration required to have lunch by 5:00pm Tuesday, April 8 .

Divinity School 'Spring Fling'

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 5:30pm
Memorial Lawn between Westbook Building and Duke Chapel
Office of Community and Student Life (studentlife@div.duke.edu)

The Divinity Student Council and the Office of Community and Student Life will hold a "Spring Fling" open to Divinity School faculty, staff, and students and their families to celebrate the end of the academic year with free food, fun, and fellowship. There also will be music and an appearance by AXE of the Apostles, the school's comedy improvisation group.

Registration required by 5:00 pm Thursday, April 10. 

Mentoring for Ministry Workshop on Stewardship and Finances

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:30pm
0012 Westbrook Building
acase@div.duke.edu

The Duke Divinity School offices of Financial Aid, Ministerial Formation, and Student Life will hold a Mentoring for Ministry workshop on personal financial literacy for students.

There will be free pizza for the first 50 attendees.

'Articulating the Deacon's Call' Panel Discussion

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 12:30pm
0041 Langford Building
Haley Eccles (haley.eccles@duke.edu)

The Methodist House of Studies and Deacons at Duke, both of Duke Divinity School, are sponsoring a panel discussion on "Articulating the Deacon's Call" featuring ordained deacons who have served on the Board of Ordained Ministry describing the unique call of deacon and answering any questions. The names of the deacons have not been announced.

The discussion is open to anyone.

'Sacraments in Stilettos' Panel

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

A discussion on April 8 will address issues relating to women in ministry.

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On April 8, a panel of female ministers will reflect on their life in ministry and what they wish they had known when they graduated from seminary. The discussion, "Sacraments in Stilettos, Preaching in Pumps" will take place at 6 p.m. in 0014 Westbrook and is open to Divinity School students, faculty, staff, and graduates.

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M.Div. Student Wins FASPE

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Michelle Wolfe will join the 2-week Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics program.

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Michelle WolfeMichelle Wolfe, M.Div.'14, has been awarded a fellowship by FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics) to participate in a two-week program in New York, Germany, and Poland in June 2014.

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Conversation for Peace in Palestine and Israel

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:30pm
030 Westbrook Building
Lars Akerson (lars.akerson@duke.edu)

Mennonites at Duke, a student group at Duke Divinity School, will hold a public lunch discussion on how Christians can support peace in Palestine and Israel with Isaac Villegas, pastor of Chapel Hill Mennonite Fellowship and member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board.

Villegas recently returned from a 10-day learning tour in Palestine and Israel with the Mennonite Central Committee U.S. and will share his experiences at the discussion titled "Conversation for Peace in Palestine and Israel." There will be a question and answer period.

'Tear Down this Wall' Art Exhibit on Latin America and Immigration Issues

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 12:30pm
Student Lounge and Divinity Bookshop Hallway
Kristin Dollar (kmd47@duke.edu)

Manos Unidas and New Creation Arts, both student groups at Duke Divinity School, will sponsor a display of artwork about Latin America and immigration issues in the U.S. throughout the month of April. It will begin with an opening reception April 1 to celebrate the artists and the issues they have illustrated.

The theme of the art display will be "The wall that divides our nation and our Church." Artwork will include visual art and poetry/prose.

Refreshments will be provided at the reception.

Northeast Asia Forum: Christian Mission & Peace in Northeast Asia

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 12:30pm
0012 Westbrook Building
Young Kim (yhk3@duke.edu)

The Asian Theology Group, a student organization at Duke Divinity School, will hold a public panel discussion on the tension in Northeast Asia and how Christians in the area can begin to start talking about peace.

Divinity School panelists at the "Northeast Asia Forum: Christian Mission & Peace in Northeast Asia" will be Sujin Pak, assistant research professor of the history of Christianity and associate dean for academic programs; Xi Lian, professor of world Christianity; and Chris Rice, director of the Duke Center for Reconciliation.

'Barriers to Physical & Spiritual Care for Indigenous Mexicans' Workshop

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:30pm
0015 Westbrook Building
Jennifer Wilburn (jennifer.wilburn@duke.edu)

Manos Unidas, a Duke Divinity School student groupwill sponsor a workshop for chaplains and those interested in clinical pastoral education on "Barriers to Physical & Spiritual Care for Indigenous Mexicans."

The workshop will examine the diversity of indigenous peoples including language, cultural character, religious beliefs, and uniques histories of oppression to help participants better serve indigenious people as chaplains with spiritual and cultural sensitivity. It will include examples of indigenous groups in North Carolina, a cultural profile, an overview of indigenous theology, and a list of cultural beliefs surrounding health practices with a focus on birth and dying.

A free pizza lunch is included. Anyone is invited to attended.

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