The heart of any great theological school is its faculty, and at Duke Divinity School you'll be immersed in robust theological inquiry with one of the world's strongest divinity school faculties. Drawn from all over the globe and a broad spectrum of Christian traditions, these men and women share a commitment to teaching and forming students for ministry and to participating in the life of the academy and the church.
Our faculty members publish extensively on scholarly and social issues that matter today. Their work influences academic thinking and ministerial practice, from biblical studies to theology to preaching to social justice. The worldwide community of scholars and ministry practitioners has been enriched by the innovative work of Duke Divinity School faculty—always through profound engagement with Scripture and tradition with an understanding of how this transforms our world.
Unexpected Intersections: Arts, Medicine, and Theology
Our faculty are at the forefront of interdisciplinary scholarship. Professors Ray Barfield and Jeremy Begbie are part of landmark initiatives based in Duke Divinity School that bring together students and faculty across the humanities, medicine, and theology.
Commitment to Scholarship and the Church
At Duke Divinity School, our faculty are dedicated to the life of the church as well as their scholarship. Many of our faculty members preach in their own congregations as well as at Goodson Chapel, our main community worship space.