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
Image of Apostle Paul on cover of Susan Eastman's new book
Professor Susan Eastman's new book reframes the Apostle Paul’s understanding of human identity and personhood through explorations of ancient and contemporary conceptions of the self. Continue Reading  >


Westbrook building at Duke Divinity School

Professors J. Kameron Carter, Valerie Cooper, Norman Wirzba, and Luke Bretherton have been awarded grants to support interdisciplinary collaboration.

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Bernie Sanders and William Barber to hold discussion with Luke Powery moderating
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 8:00pm
Duke University Chapel will host a public conversation with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and the Rev. William J. Barber II, a Duke Divinity School alumnus and a national co-chair of the Poor People’s... Continue Reading  >

Divinity School Professor Susan Eastman was presented a Festschrift on her Pauline scholarship during the Society of Biblical Literature’s Annual Meeting.

Professor and TMC Co-director Farr Curlin, M.D., has been selected for a national award for exemplary achievement in the field of bioethics.


The CFR holds the pilgrimage to expose Divinity School students to the need for reconciliation and explore how God is at work in Durham. 

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