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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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Professor Will Willimon has written a book to help pastors of white, mainline Protestant churches preach effectively in situations of racial violence and unease. Continue Reading  >


Georges Rouault Plate 57, 'Obedient Unto Death,' from the Miserere Series, 1927.

Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts is partnering with the Nasher Museum of Art and Duke Chapel to host an exhibition of Miserere et Guerre, a series of 58 intaglio prints by French artist Georges Rouault (1871–1958).

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:15pm
Duke Divinity School will hold the 2017 annual Kenneth Willis Clark Lectures featuring guest speaker M.C. de Boer, Ph.D., emeritus professor of New Testament at  Vrije Universiteit... Continue Reading  >

Events include the Closing Convocation worship service, community lunch, and panel discussion.

Three Duke Divinity students will attend the conference in South Korea May 29 to June 2.

Professor Luke Bretherton will conduct research on the theology of conversion after receiving 2017-18 fellowship.

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