Salvadoran activist explores lay-led ministries of hope and transformation

by Andrea Simmonds (MDiv ’18), Amanda Kerr (MDiv ’18) and C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications On, Wednesday November 4, the School of Divinity welcomed Salvadoran María Elena Sanabria, who presented on the causes for the youth of El Salvador to migrate north, fleeing poverty and violence, and the responses of lay-led ministries in Christian […]

Read more November 9, 2015

School receives grant to fund five full-tuition scholarships

by Andrea Simmonds (MDiv ’18) and C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications Wake Forest University School of Divinity has received a $300,000 grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation that will fund five full-tuition plus stipend merit scholarships for students. The grant enhances the school’s dedication to creating an environment centered on […]

Read more November 2, 2015

Admissions to offer No App Fee November

Contact: Mark Batten,, 336.758.3959 Wake Forest University School of Divinity is a leader in forming ministers who engage finances responsibly and effectively, in their personal lives and future professional endeavors. To aid in the burden and barriers that the rising costs of applying to multiple graduate schools present, the School of Divinity is making […]

Read more October 26, 2015

Molly Phinney Baskette leads conversation on church renewal

by Andrea Simmonds (MDiv ’18) and C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications On Tuesday, October 20 members of the Wake Forest community gathered together for worship in Davis Chapel with the Rev. Molly Phinney Baskette, lead pastor at First Church Somerville UCC in Boston, Massachusetts and author of the hit books on church renewal, Real […]

Read more October 23, 2015

Laudato Si’ panel event encourages hope amidst ecological challenges

by Andrea Simmonds (MDiv ’18) and C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications On Tuesday, October 6 in front of an audience of nearly 200, three Wake Forest University professors – a theologian, journalist, and biologist – gathered to engage in a panel discussion on Laudato Si’ (Praise Be), the latest encyclical published by Pope Francis, […]

Read more October 8, 2015

Media Advisory: WFU Faculty Panel on Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the Environment

  Media Contact: Mark Batten Who and What: “Laudato si’ (“Praised be”): The Impact of Pope Francis’ Encyclical and Reflections on Our Common Home” is a panel discussion featuring three Wake Forest University faculty: Elizabeth O’Donnell Gandolfo, Earley Assistant Professor of Catholic and Latin American Studies, School of Divinity Justin Catanoso, Director of the Journalism […]

Read more September 15, 2015

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