Join Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts for two days of fine art, stimulating lectures with renowned historians and theologians, and an exciting musical performance featuring more than thirty musicians from top orchestras in the nation.
"The Patience to See: The Sights and Sounds of Carlo Dolci"
Aug. 31 at 7 p.m.
Nasher Museum of Art
To celebrate the opening of a new exhibition at the Nasher Museum of Art, the Divinity School will host “The Patience to See: The Sights and Sounds of Carlo Dolci.” The event will feature lectures by Ben Quash, professor of Christianity and the arts at King's College in London and Chloe Reddaway, visiting research fellow at the Centre for Arts and the Sacred at King's College; the premiere of “Blue Madonna,” an original composition by Professor Jeremy Begbie; and performances from 17th century Florence played by an ensemble of top-tier musicians from orchestras across the country.
“Secretaries of Praise: Poetry, Song, and Theology"
Sept. 1 at 12 p.m.
Alumni Memorial Commons Room, Duke Divinity School
The Divinity School will host “Secretaries of Praise: Poetry, Song, and Theology,” a conversation on the church and poetry with David Ford, emeritus professor of divinity at Cambridge University, Tom Greggs, Marischal Chair of Divinity at the University of Aberdeen, Jennie Grillo, assistant professor of Old Testament at Duke Divinity School, and poet Micheal O’Siadhail.
"Home, Away, and Home Again"
Sept. 1 at 7 p.m.
Goodson Chapel, Duke Divinity School
The week will culminate “Home, Away, and Home Again: The Rhythm of the Gospel in Music,” a multi-media event featuring Begbie and more than thirty musicians from top national orchestras.