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.

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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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Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love
Willimon's latest book addresses the distinctively Christian way to engage people considered to be outside mainstream Christian culture. Continue Reading  >

News

Elaine Heath

Elaine A. Heath, a theologian, preacher, teacher and writer, will be the next dean of the Duke Divinity School, President Richard H. Brodhead and Provost Sally Kornbluth announced Tuesday.

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Events

Hispanic Preaching Festival
Developed by Duke Divinity School’s Hispanic House of Studies, the Hispanic-Latino/a (H/L) Preaching Initiative provides an opportunity for H/L pastors to receive homiletical training in a peer group... Continue Reading  >
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Eboni Marshall Turman, assistant research professor of theological ethics and black church studies and the director of the Office of Black Church Studies, delivered the sermon for the May 14 service.

Faith & Leadership, an offering of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity, has won five Associated Church Press awards, including two first-place Awards of Excellence.

Divinity School Interim Dean Ellen Davis will serve as vice chair of the search committee for Duke’s 10th president.

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