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Duke Divinity Course Prepares Students for UMC General Conference
April 18, 2024
Several dozen Duke Divinity students learned about church governance, met with bishops, and expressed hope for their vocational call in a course to prepare for the United Methodist Church General Conference.
Congregations Hold More Diverse Views After Split in United Methodist Church, Study Finds
April 16, 2024
Congregations that remained with the United Methodist Church in North Carolina during a 2019 schism over gay marriage and ordaining LGBTQ+ clergy are more politically and theologically diverse than those that left, according to a report by the Religion & Social Change Lab at Duke.
The 50th Anniversary of the Duke Divinity School Women's Center
March 20, 2024
The Women's Center, established 50 years ago at Duke Divinity School, serves as both a healing place for women-identifying people and as an educational space for everyone in the Divinity School community.

Feature Stories

Stories of Divinity School witness, outreach, creativity, and impact in the world.
Fifteen Years of Prison Studies at Duke Divinity School
April 17, 2024
This year marks 15 years of transformative experiences intertwining prison and the academy at Duke Divinity School.
18 Certificates to Customize Your Degree
March 18, 2024
Duke Divinity School now offers 18 degree-based certificates to give students the opportunity for in-depth theological exploration of critical issues facing church and society.
What Teaching in Prison Taught a Duke Faculty Member
February 8, 2024
The work of Duke Divinity faculty and alumni in prison studies has grown to provide opportunities for other Duke faculty and students through the Prison Engagement Initiative at the Kenan Institute for Ethics. Read more on the Kenan website.


Viewpoints from Duke Divinity faculty, alumni, and staff.
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.
Healing from the Violence of Busyness: Five Biblical and Theological Reflections on Time and Work
January 15, 2023
Writing For CMDA, TMC Alumna Emmy Yang, M.T.S. ’21, M..D ’22, offers theological reflections on time and work.

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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

Recent Videos and Podcasts

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Table Talk
In this episode, Table Talk co-host Rev. Sam McGlothlin speaks with dean Edgardo Colon-Emeric about Wesleyan discipleship and its four healing gifts: faith, family, fiesta, and forgiveness.
Saturdays at Seven
In the “Saturdays at Seven” conversation series, Todd Ream talks with Dean Edgardo Colón-Emeric, the Irene and William McCutchen Professor of Reconciliation and Theology and director of the Center for Reconciliation.
The Thriving Communities Fellowship program is designed for those pursuing a residential Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree who are exploring a vocation as an ordained pastor and who have a vision of the church as a catalyst for social healing, local economic development, and community revitalization.

Faith & Leadership

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Eric Williams wearing black clothing and glasses sits in front of Durham Civil Rights mural with his arms folded

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