Baptist House of Studies

The Baptist House of Studies prepares students for Baptist ministry through theological education and participation in a supportive community as they are being formed for Christian ministry at the Divinity School.

Baptist faculty and staff serve as advisers and mentors for more than 100 students from various Baptist denominations, affiliations, and affinities. The house assists the diverse group of students with needs including financial aid, field education, ministry placement, spiritual formation, and alumni networking.

'Race & Faith Dialogues' Lecture with Dr. Jennifer Harvey

The Office of Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School, Center for Reconciliation and Duke University Chapel will host its first "Race & Faith Dialogues" lecture titled "Dear White Christians...So Now What?" by Dr. Jennifer Harvey, professor of religion at Drake University. She is the author of Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation.

The brown-bag lunch and lecture is open to the public.

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0014 Westbrook Building

Alumni Reunion: Hampton University Ministers' Conference

The Duke Divinity School Office of External Relations will host an alumni gathering during the Hampton University Ministers' Conference for Divinity School alumni and friends.

Lunch will be $10 each, with payment to made at the restaurant.


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Comfort Zone Restaurant and Lounge, 1118 W. Mercury Boulevard, Hampton, Va.

A Case for Believer Baptism/A Case for Infant Baptism: A Way Forward

Duke Divinity School's Baptist House of Studies and Methodist House of Studies will hold a public lecture, "A Case for Believer Baptism/A Case for Infant Baptism: A Way Forward."

Lecturers will be: Curtis Freeman, research professor of theology and Baptist studies, and director of the Baptist House; and Stephen Gunter, associate dean for Methodist studies, research professor of evangelism and Wesleyan studies, and director of the Methodist House.

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0016 Westbrook Building

Elevating Preaching Conference

The 2014 Elevating Preaching conference will be held at Duke Divinity School. The annual event offers pastors and seminary students an opportunity to learn from their colleagues by listening to a variety of sermons and engaging in dialogue about preaching.

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Goodson Chapel, Duke Divinity School

'Reformation as an Ongoing Process' Presentation by Ulrike Schuler of Reutlingen School of Theology

The Baptist House of Studies and the Methodist House of Studies at Duke Divinity School will sponsor a presentation by Ulrike Schuler, professor of church history, Methodism, and ecumenism at the Reutlingen School of Theology in Reutlingen, Germany.

The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. with coffee, tea and pastries, followed by a half hour presentation by Schuler on "Reformation as an Ongoing Process: A  Challenge  for  Free  Churches in Europe" and then questions from the audience.

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Alumni Memorial Common Room, 152 Langford Building