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Mobile food pantry grows out of class project

by Erica Saunders and C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications In co-founding New Communion Mobile Market and Pantry, third-year Master of Divinity student Monica Banks channeled her passion for food justice to bring a class project from a hypothetical to reality. Mark Jensen, teaching professor of pastoral care and theology, teaches Food, Faith, and Health […]

Read more November 30, 2016

Episcopal Bishop Porter Taylor appointed visiting professor

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications The Rt. Rev. G. Porter Taylor, who served as the sixth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina for over a decade, has been appointed Visiting Professor of Episcopal Studies at Wake Forest University’s School of Divinity. He retired as Diocesan Bishop of the conference in […]

Read more November 21, 2016

Faculty prepare to lead at AAR and SBL Annual Meetings

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications When the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) host their annual meetings November 19-22 in San Antonio, three faculty from Wake Forest University School of Divinity will present their own or respond to other’s scholarly research, participate on panels, or preside over […]

Read more November 18, 2016

Sharing the power of prophetic voice through word, art, and music

by Erica Saunders and Mark Batten, Office of Communications From Nov. 7-10 Wake Forest University School of Divinity hosted the Festival Week of Prophetic Ministry. The festival was designed to deepen student reflection on prophetic ministry and provide a platform for them to exercise their own voices – through preaching, music, and visual art – to […]

Read more November 16, 2016

Internationally renowned jazz pianist Harry Pickens to headline Nov. 9 concert

Media Contact: Mark Batten, 336.758.3748 Who: Harry Pickens, internationally renowned pianist and composer, will give a special performance for The Power of Music to Change the World! concert during the Festival Week of Prophetic Ministry. The festival is sponsored by Wake Forest University’s School of Divinity. Pickens is an accomplished musician who has collaborated with […]

Read more November 7, 2016

Educating self-reflective religious leaders: faculty receive grant for learner-centered teaching

by Erica Saunders and Hilary Floyd Media Contact: C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications The faculty of Wake Forest University School of Divinity have used a grant from the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion to implement innovative learner-centered teaching styles in their classrooms. The Wabash Center, funded by the Lily Endowment […]

Read more October 26, 2016

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