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Luke Bretherton Named New Canon and Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology at Christ Church, Oxford
June 13, 2024
King Charles of England has approved Bretherton's appointment, which includes ordination as a Canon of the Cathedral and duties as a Church of England priest. Bretherton will also assume the role of director of the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics, and Public Life.
Divinity School Course Explores Christian Approaches to Mental Health Care
June 5, 2024
A new Divinity School course employs trauma-informed teaching to handle sensitive topics in online teaching.
Wylin Wilson Awarded Intellectual Community Planning Grant
May 29, 2024
The grant from the Office of the Provost will support Dr. Wilson's project, which addresses the Black maternal health crisis in North Carolina by engaging bioethics, healthcare, and Black churches. Read more from the Duke Office of Interdisciplinary Studies.

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‘Dignity Of Marginalized Groups’: Dr. Nina Balmaceda’s Faith-Based Peace Solutions
July 12, 2024
CFR Associate Director Nina Balmaceda just finished a years-long project focused on uncovering the sacred story of Peace and Hope International over its first 25 years, emphasizing the spiritual dimensions of social and political renewal in Peru and Latin America. Read her interview with Religion Unplugged.
Field Education Highlight: Logan Pollock
May 13, 2024
Logan Pollock, M.Div. '25, served his field education placement at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in southwest Durham, where Rev. Stephen Elkins-Williams was his supervisor.
Portraits of the Class of 2024
May 7, 2024
Our graduating students have come to Duke Divinity from a variety of communities and faith traditions to prepare for a wide range of ministries. Here are some snapshots of the Class of 2024. 


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The Headlines Reinforce Babel, but We Are in Pentecost!
May 13, 2024
In the midst of overwhelming news of the world, three enduring and reassuring teachings of Pentecost should prevail, writes Dean Edgardo Colón-Emeric in Faith & Leadership.
Cynthia Hale preaches in Goodson Chapel
October 11, 2023
The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale argues that the church must develop a social justice ministry to be faithful to the call of Jesus.
Dean Edgardo Colón-Emeric stands in front of the Pentecost Window at Duke Divinity School.
March 9, 2023
The case for Christian unity and dreaming in line with Pentecost, writes Duke Divinity School Dean Edgardo Colón-Emeric.

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DIVINITY magazine represents the engagement of Duke Divinity School with important topics and invites friends, supporters, alumni, and others in our community to participate in the story of what is happening here.
Fall 2023
Volume: 22
Issue Number: 1

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On Call Podcast
The On Call podcast is dedicated to interviewing people on the nature of calling and vocation. Revs. Adam Benson and Amie Stewart interview subjects including Professors Jerusha Neal, Will Willimon, Ellen Davis, and others.
2024 will see more than sixty countries hold national elections and more than two billion people eligible to vote - including an imminent election in the UK and what looks to be a historic election in the US.
Regent College Podcast
Dr. Brent Strawn walks us through the wisdom of Ecclesiastics, discussing the place of the book in the Old Testament, trying to deal with the skepticism and existential questions of Qoheleth, and examining the theological themes and their cultural significance then and now.

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