News

from the Office of Black Church Studies

James A. Forbes, Jr. to Give MLK Lecture April 2

The Office of Black Church Studies will sponsor the 2013 MLK Jr. Lecture Series featuring Rev. Dr. James Forbes, Jr., Senior Minister Emeritus at the Riverside Church and President of the Healing of the Nations Foundation in New York City.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Honoring C. Eric Lincoln

March 4 "Black Church and Black Mosque" event will honor the renowned Duke religious scholar.

Friday, February 22, 2013
First Black Students at Divinity School Became Church and Community Leaders

The first black students to attend Duke Divinity School became highly regarded leaders in the church and in their communities.

Friday, January 25, 2013
Divinity School a Leader in Push for Integration

As Duke University marks the 50th anniversary of the first black undergraduate students at Duke, we look back at integration at the Divinity School.

Friday, January 25, 2013
MLK Commemoration: "We Have the Power"

Rev. William Turner, professor of the practice of homiletics, invites the university to proceed with the momentum it started 50 years ago during a Jan. 20 service commermorating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
William Turner to Deliver MLK Keynote Jan. 20

Turner, professor of the practice of homiletics and a member of one of the first classes to include African Americans, will speak on "Praise, Protest & Power: 50 Years in the Making," complementing the 50th anniversary of Duke's first black undergraduate students.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
2012 Gardner C. Taylor Recordings on iTunes

Audio recordings of the sermons and lecture are available on iTunes U.

Thursday, November 8, 2012