Duke Divinity School will host a retirement celebration in honor of William Turner Jr., Ph.D., James T. and Alice Mead Cleland Professor of the Practice of Preaching at the school.
Turner joined the Divinity School faculty in 1982. He has taught in the areas of theology and Black Church Studies, and directed the Office of Black Church Affairs prior to his appointment in homiletics. Turner also held positions within Duke University in Student Affairs and Afro-American Studies before joining the Divinity School faculty.
More details will be announced soon.