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Clark Lecture 2: ‘Apocryphal Fragments and Our Images of Early Christianity’ with Tobias Nicklas

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 8:30am to 9:45am
0016 Westbrook Building
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host the second and final lecture of the 2014 Kenneth W. Clark Lecture Series featuring Tobias Nicklas speaking on “Apocryphal Fragments and Our Images of Early Christianity.”

Nicklas is the professor of exegesis and hermeneutics of the New Testament at the University of Regensburg in Germany and honorary research associate of the universities of Pretoria and Bloemfontein, both in South Africa. He previously was professor of New Testament at Radboud University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands.

The professor is an editor and co-editor in several international projects including Novum Testamentum Patristicum (a series of commentaries on ancient interpretations of the New Testament), the Commentaries on Apocryphal Literature, and the series Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. He also serves on the editorial board of the journal New Testament Studies.

Nicklas has authored and edited many books, including Gospel Fragments (Oxford, 2009) and Das Petrusevangelium und die Petrusapokalypse (Berlin 2004). His book Jewish or Christian? Second-Century Perspectives on the “Parting of the Ways” (Tübingen: Mohr) will be published this summer. Together with Thomas J. Kraus, he has co-edited several books developing a new perspective on New Testament textual history. His Clark lectures will focus on subjects covered in these books.

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Clark Lecture 1: ‘New Testament Manuscripts: Every Fragment Tells a Story’ with Tobias Nicklas

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 12:20pm to 1:30pm
0016 Westbrook Building
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host the 2014 Kenneth W. Clark Lecture Series featuring Tobias Nicklas, professor of exegesis and hermeneutics of the New Testament at the University of Regensburg in Germany, lecturing on ancient Christian manuscripts and how they can be connected to different aspects of Christian history.

This first lecture in this year’s lecture series will be on “New Testament Manuscripts: Every Fragment Tells a Story.”

His second and final lecture, "Apocryphal Fragments and Our Images of Early Christianity," will be April 9 from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Both lectures will be in 0016 Westbrook Building of the Divinity School.

Nicklas is also an honorary research associate of the universities of Pretoria and Bloemfontein, both in South Africa. He previously was professor of New Testament at Radboud University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands.

The professor is an editor and co-editor in several international projects including Novum Testamentum Patristicum (a series of commentaries on ancient interpretations of the New Testament), the Commentaries on Apocryphal Literature, and the series Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. He also serves on the editorial board of the journal New Testament Studies.

Nicklas has authored and edited many books, including Gospel Fragments (Oxford, 2009) and Das Petrusevangelium und die Petrusapokalypse (Berlin 2004). His book Jewish or Christian? Second-Century Perspectives on the “Parting of the Ways” (Tübingen: Mohr) will be published this summer. Together with Thomas J. Kraus, he has co-edited several books developing a new perspective on New Testament textual history. His Clark lectures will focus on subjects covered in these books.

More information about the 2014 Kenneth Clark Lectures

Study Leave for Ministry Professionals Post-Easter Renewal

Monday, April 6, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host an extended session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals following the Lenten season. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

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Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 8:00am to Friday, March 20, 2015 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

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Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 8:00am to Friday, February 20, 2015 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

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Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 8:00am to Friday, February 13, 2015 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

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Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 8:00am to Friday, January 30, 2015 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

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Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, November 14, 2014 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

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Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, November 7, 2014 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

Learn more or register

Study Leave for Ministry Professionals

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, October 31, 2014 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Duke Divinity School at events@div.duke.edu

Duke Divinity School will host a session of Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Christian institutional leaders and pastors of all traditions who want to spend a week immersed in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship, and prayer on the Duke University campus may register to attend. Study Leave is offered multiple times annually.

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