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Norbert Wilson Named ACC Academic Leadership Network Fellow
February 19, 2024
Dr. Norbert Wilson has been named a fellow in the 2024 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Leaders Network. Learn more about the fellows in an article in Duke Today.
Luke Powery Receives Raymond Gavins Distinguished Faculty Award
February 19, 2024
A national leader in the study of homiletics, Powery has ensured that Duke Chapel continues to be a centerpiece of the community both at Duke and in Durham. Read more in Duke Today.
Four Divinity Faculty Named Full Professors at Duke University
February 14, 2024
Promotion or appointment to full professor requires an extensive review and recommendation from faculty peers both inside and outside Duke and approval from academic leadership from the department or division, the school, and Duke University.

Feature Stories

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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.
Chinwe Edeani: Exploring the Boundaries
January 25, 2024
Edeani, M.T.S. '25, explores how the Certificate in Theology and the Arts program has impacted her faith, her photography, and her theology.
You Write What You Can’t Forget: A Conversation with Richard Lischer
January 22, 2024
In an interview with "Image Journal," Emeritus Professor Richard Lischer talks about spiritual memoir as a possible literary antidote to the loneliness of our culture.


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

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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.
The Whole Life Podcast
Luke Bretherton on how the Christian faith offers a better way for our politics—prioritising service, humility, and the good of others over the pursuit of power for its own sake.
The Disrupters: Faith Changing Culture
Kaitlyn Schiess and Luke Bretherton present an inspiring vision of how faith and citizenship can become unifying forces rather than divisive ones, grounded in the virtues of understanding and respecting others.

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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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