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We do not have to let social distancing disrupt or destroy “the tie that binds” and “the fellowship of kindred minds,” writes Professor David Emmanuel Goatley in Baptist News Global. 

Professor David Emmanuel Goatley and alumnus Michael Battle took part in a panel discussion on the legacy of the transatlantic slave trade and its relevance for Christian higher education.

Professor Valerie Cooper on how the black community in the United States has grown expert at enduring the unendurable.

Th.D. student Aminah Al-Attas Bradford received the fellowship to support her doctoral work past the coursework stage.

Alumnus Bishop Staccato Powell, presiding prelate of the Western Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (AME Zion) has been elevated to the position of president of the Board of Bishops.

The Exodus story will mirror the experience of millions across the globe who are staying inside their homes, praying that death will pass them by and that God will once more provide deliverance, writes Professor Stephen Chapman.

Ramping up the use of existing and new technologies, Duke Divinity School transitioned all classes to remote online learning beginning March 16.

To serve students engaged in the intense formational work of becoming preachers and Christian leaders, the school has found ways to continue pastoral care, spiritual formation, and worship in remote formats. 

Instead of letting present circumstances lead us into confusion or even despair, writes Professor Kavin Rowe, we should see it as a chance for Christians to return to the heart of the faith.

On April 2, The Office of Black Church Studies will hold a webinar instructed by the Rev. Dr. James Forbes Jr.with guest speaker the Rev. Dr. William Barber II, M.Div. '89, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call For Moral Revival.

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