A new book by Duke Divinity School Professor Eboni Marshall Turman explores how gender discrimination in the black church is rooted in a theological problem with the human body that has troubled Christianity for centuries, producing violence and fragmentation.
Professor Roger Lundin, visiting scholar with Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts (DITA), will deliver a lecture at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 on “A Good Man is Hard to Find: Christ and the Poets." The presentation will explore the late nineteenth-century literary-theological crisis and potential responses.
Too often the treatment of mental illness focuses exclusively on the science of biomedicine, on pathology and cure. Deeper questions about how best to support human flourishing are set aside as irrelevant to the clinical practice of medicine. An initiative at Duke Divinity School aims to change this.