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Meet a 2017 Graduate: Brian Hollingsworth

by Erica Saunders (MDiv ’19) Name: Brian Hollingsworth Hometown: Raleigh, N.C. Denominational Affiliation: Baptist—Cooperative Baptist Before attending Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Brian earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Religious Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and worked full-time for six years as the camp director at […]

Read more April 27, 2017

New faculty member in preaching and practical theology

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications With the start of the 2017-2018 school year, Wake Forest University School of Divinity will welcome Reverend Dr. Melva L. Sampson as Assistant Professor of Preaching and Practical Theology. She will contribute courses in proclamation, formation, and community building to the School’s ministry studies curriculum. “What excites me […]

Read more April 26, 2017

National gathering of food, faith, and ecology leaders meet in Winston-Salem

by Hilary Floyd and Mark Batten, Office of Communications From March 29-31, 2017, the Wake Forest University School of Divinity’s Food, Health, and Ecological Well-Being Program and the Forum for Theological Exploration convened a gathering of diverse leaders working at the intersection of food, justice, health, and ecological well-being from across the country for structured conversation […]

Read more April 24, 2017

Meet a 2017 Graduate: Nicole Newton

by Erica Saunders (MDiv ’19) Name: Nicole Newton Hometown: I was born in Gainesville, Fla., but I was raised in Norwood, N.C. Denominational Affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA) Before attending Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Nicole earned a Bachelor of Arts with a major in English and minors in American studies and technical writing from the […]

Read more April 20, 2017

Meet a 2017 Graduate: Demi McCoy

by Erica Saunders (MDiv ’19) Name: Demi McCoy Hometown: Upper Marlboro, Md. Denominational Affiliation: Progressive National Baptist Convention (PNBC) Before attending Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Demi earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from Pepperdine University. A freelance spoken-word artist, Demi came to Wake Div seeking to explore the art and science […]

Read more April 12, 2017

Faculty scholarship update: Winter 2016

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications School of Divinity faculty publish regularly. This update will help you explore the depth and breadth of our faculty’s most recent publications and ongoing research. Bill J. Leonard Dunn Professor of Baptist Studies and Professor of Church History “Thomas Merton: the Stamp of Grace,” in Merton and the […]

Read more April 6, 2017

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