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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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  >

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The school received a gift of $100,000 from the John and Eula Mae Baugh Foundation to launch the Baugh Scholars program.

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Events

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 5:30pm
Duke Divinity School will host a discussion on how the vocation to study theology intersects with work in the public sphere with the Rev. David Crabtree, TV anchor, and Peter Morris, executive... Continue Reading  >
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Edgardo Colón-Emeric is scheduled to have an audience in October with Pope Francis as part of a delegation from the Methodist-Catholic Dialogue. 

Duke Divinity School students, faculty and staff spent five days in South Korea exploring the theology of reconciliation in Northeast Asia and gaining insights on how to further reconciliation in the U.S.

Mark Chaves has led a massive effort to gather data on American religious practices and preferences to pinpoint trends in how Americans worship.

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