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Connecting food, health, and ecology: School of Divinity expands key program

by Hilary Floyd and C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications When the Wake Forest University School of Divinity launched the Food, Faith, and Religious Leadership Initiative in the fall of 2012, its aim was to equip religious leaders to lead their congregations and religious communities to engage food issues. Over the past four years, the […]

Read more September 28, 2016

School of Divinity recognized by Seminaries that Change the World

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications Wake Forest University’s School of Divinity has been recognized as a Seminary that Changes the World, Class of 2016-17, by the Center for Faith and Service. Each year, the Center identifies a select group of seminaries and divinity schools offering innovative courses, programs, and opportunities for students seeking […]

Read more September 22, 2016

Board member works for racial justice

by Erica Saunders (MDiv ’19), Hilary Floyd, and C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications   Black lives matter to John Parker. A prominent community organizer and member of the School of Divinity Board of Visitors, he spoke at a July 21 protest in Raleigh sponsored by Movement for Black Lives National Solidarity Action. Parker spoke […]

Read more September 21, 2016

Workshop series to address financial concerns for current and future religious leaders

by Hilary Floyd (MDiv ’10) and C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications As part of its commitment to holistic theological education, the Wake Forest University School of Divinity continues to expand the offerings of its Financial Well-Being for Pastoral Leaders Program, which began in the fall of 2015. The program serves current students as well […]

Read more September 16, 2016

Former Wake Forest professor to speak on religious extremism

Dr. Charles Kimball, former professor at Wake Forest University and now Presidential Professor at the University of Oklahoma, will deliver the Carlton Mitchell Interfaith Lecture entitled, “Understanding Religious Extremism among the Children of Abraham,” on Thursday, September 22 at 7 p.m. in Brendle Recital Hall on the campus of Wake Forest University. The lecture, sponsored […]

Read more September 14, 2016

Fall convocation speaker offers lesson on building community

by Erica Saunders (MDiv ’19) and C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications On Thursday, September 8, the Wake Forest University School of Divinity welcomed Rev. Killian K. Noe (’80) to give the fall convocation address in Wait Chapel. Rev. Noe is the founder of Recovery Café, a therapeutic community for men and women recovering from […]

Read more September 13, 2016

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