The grant will fund the fourth wave of the National Congregations Study, led by Professor Mark Chaves.
The new certificate aims to help students appreciate and articulate the mutual enrichment of theology and arts and to create opportunities for relating the arts to local churches and communities.
Professor Luke Bretherton will conduct research on the theology of conversion after receiving 2017-18 fellowship.
The project will be co-led by Professor Norman Wirzba and will explore humanity’s place in an Anthropocene world.
Dean Elaine Heath has announced the appointment of Jerusha Neal as the assistant professor of homiletics at Duke Divinity School effective July 1, 2017.
The banner hangs over a side altar in Goodson Chapel that will be used for services of anointing and prayers for healing. 
The event was a day of reflection on preaching and included lectures, prayer, and a panel discussion.
Incoming dean Elaine Heath has long sought to bridge the gap between the church and the academy while ultimately encouraging the renewal of both.
New Testament Professor Douglas Campbell receives a National Humanities Center fellowship for his new book on the apostle Paul.
The award was given by the Committee on Theological Education to honor his lifetime contributions to the church.