About Duke Divinity School

As the spiritual center of a great research university, Duke Divinity School is the embodiment of Duke University’s motto: Eruditio et Religio—Knowledge and Faith. Founded in 1926, the Divinity School attracts students from across the nation and around the world. With many diverse theological perspectives represented here, students find common ground through immersion in Scripture and the church’s tradition for addressing the challenges of faith in contemporary contexts.

The Center of a World-Class University

Duke Divinity School gives you access to all that Duke University offers—from a wide variety of courses at Duke and inter-institutional registration to world-class libraries, lectures by leading thinkers, a thriving arts community, a network of campus organizations, and exciting collegiate athletic events.

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Immerse yourself in thoughtful theological inquiry grounded in Scripture, tradition, experience, and reason. Learn more about our school and programs.
Faculty Spotlight
Book Spotlight
The Holy Spirit
Duke Divinity School Professors Stanley Hauerwas and Will Willimon have teamed up for a new book on the doctrine of the Holy Spirit 25 years after writing a groundbreaking work challenging the Christian church to live as a vital embodiment of the Gospel. Continue Reading  >


"Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts" was published in 2015
Professor Brittany Wilson receives Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise for her first book.  Continue Reading  >


Ailey II
Friday, March 4, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, March 5, 2016 (All day)
The Divinity School Office of Black Church Studies will host a symposium March 4-5 featuring Ailey II, the young company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, to celebrate and... Continue Reading  >
Peter Heltzel is the first speaker in a lecture series that addresses perspectives on reconciliation and its role in Christian life.
Ten students participate in annual GLI Leadership Institute as part of Divinity School course taught by Ellen Davis.
Herman will be at Duke March 1-10 and March 28-30.
Feb 15
7:45 am
We are united with Christians around the world in this daily offices using the rites from the Book of Common Prayer.
Feb 15
5:20 pm
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