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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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

On March 17, 2020, the Methodist Church lost one of its leading ecumenists, Geoffrey Wainwright (1939-2020). Edgardo Colón-Emeric reflects on his legacy.

Find the latest information about Divinity School-specific updates to classes, activities, and more.

Professor Maddox is retiring, bringing to a close the Duke career of a scholar, teacher, and mentor.

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