In a move that parallels how churches are responding in a period of stay-at-home orders and fears about the spread of coronavirus, field education at Duke Divinity School has shifted to remote experiences.
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.
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.
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.