Student Life

'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.

Milites Christi Weekly Reflection Group

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
0011 Westbrook
Alexis Arzuaga (alexis.arzuaga@duke.edu)

Milites Christi, a student group at Duke Divinity School, will hold its weekly time of reflection and support for military veterans and those interested in ministering with and to them.

Black Seminarians Union General Membership Meeting

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 12:30pm
042 Langford Building
D'Najah Pendergrass (dmp33@duke.edu)

The Black Seminarians Union, a student group at Duke Divinity School, will hold a general membership meeting to elect 2014-2015 officers and make decisions about other business.

Creation Matters Student Group Potluck

Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 5:30pm
1114 Sedgefield St., Durham, NC
Jake Resor (jacob.resor@duke.edu)

Creation Matters, a Duke Divinity School student group, will hold a potluck open to all Divinity School students, faculty, and staff. The event will be at the home of student Dave Swanson, who is on the group's leadership team.

Divinity Student Focuses on Abuse Survivors

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Student Adam Baker, M.Div. '14, organized a conference that focuses on pastoral care of abuse survivors. Read more in The Herald Sun.

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‘Paul through Ancient and Modern Eyes’ Mini-Conference (Part 2)

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
0014 Westbrook Building
Becka Breibart-White, becka.breibart-white@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host the second and final day of a mini-conference on “Paul through Ancient and Modern Eyes” to celebrate and discuss the work of scholars Patout Burns and Robin Jensen on Paul in early Christianity.

The second day of the free conference will begin with a presentation, “Ancient and Modern Readers of Romans,” by Richard Hays, dean and George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament, and Douglas Campbell, associate professor of New Testament, both of the Divinity School. It will be followed by a response by Burns and a question and answer session.

The March 27-28 conference will conclude with a presentation, “Romans and Church History” with David Fink, assistant professor of religion at Furman University; Robert Wilken, professor of the history of Christianity at the University of Virginia, and Sujin Pak, assistant research professor of the history of Christianity and associate dean for academic programs, and Warren Smith, associate professor of historical theology, both of the Divinity School.

Divinity School faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the conference. No registration is required.

More information on the first day’s events

‘Paul through Ancient and Modern Eyes’ Mini-Conference (Part 1)

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
0012 Westbrook Building
Becka Breibart-White, becka.breibart-white@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a two-day mini-conference on “Paul through Ancient and Modern Eyes” to celebrate and discuss the work of scholars Patout Burns and Robin Jensen on Paul in early Christianity.

The first day of the free conference will involve a presentation by Jensen, professor of the history of Christian art and worship at Vanderbilt University, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

The presentation will include a response from Susan Eastman, associate professor of the practice of Bible and Christian formation, and director of the Doctor of Theology program at Duke Divinity School. It will conclude with a question and answer session.

The second day of the March 27-28 event will involve a presentation by Burns, professor of Christian thought at Washington University in St. Louis, and other events.

Divinity School faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the mini-conference. No registration is required.

More information on the second day’s events

Divinity School Broadway Revue 2014

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 7:30pm
Reynolds Theater, Bryan Center, Duke University
Michelle Matthews (michelle.matthews@duke.edu)

Duke Divinity School will hold its 7th annual Broadway Revue, a fund-raiser featuring performances of music and dance selections from popular Broadway musicals by students, faculty, and staff.

All proceeds from the event will go to ZOE Ministries, an African orphan empowerment program. Tickets are free for students and their spouses with a Duke student or spouse ID. Tickets for all other attendees are $2 each.

Tickets can be reserved or bought March 18-21 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Duke Divinity Refectory hallway or can be purchased at the Duke Box Office in the Bryan Center.

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