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Duke Divinity faculty have been recognized in 2021–22 with awards, grants, and media influence.

Patrick Smith received the award at Samford University's 2022 Healthcare Ethics and Law Conference, which aims to encourage dialogue about pressing health care and law issues.

Divinity School student Rebekah Schultz is this year’s C. Eric Lincoln Fellow in Theology and Art.

Professor Bretherton will continue his roles as Robert E. Cushman Distinguished Professor of Moral and Political Theology and senior fellow of the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke while he takes on his new role in London in September.

Norbert Wilson, professor of food, economics and community in the Divinity School, will become the new director of the World Food Policy Center and also professor of public policy in the Sanford School.

The professor of Christian history and Black Church studies wants the church to use its resources to shape communities.

The award recognizes outstanding, sustained, and substantive contributions of the recipient that have advanced the field of Christian ethics.

Twelve new full-tuition fellowships will support residential Master of Divinity degree program students who pursue a certificate in Black Church Studies or Latinx Studies.

The grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc, part of their Pathways for Tomorrow initiative, will support the Hybrid Master of Divinity program and other flexible programs to deliver theological education, including Divinity+.

The meeting was part of a series of conversations between the Baptist World Alliance and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.


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