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Orientation invites new students to experience full depth of self and communal discovery

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications Wake Forest University School of Divinity welcomed 44 students to its Master of Divinity program during New Student Orientation, which began earlier this week. This year’s Orientation theme, This Is Us, was inspired by the self discovery that comes with beginning graduate theological education.  Student Orientation Coordinators Raven Hill (MDiv ’18) and Chris […]

Read more August 18, 2017

From the archaeological field in Omrit with New Testament professor Katherine Shaner

by C. Mark Batten and Dr. Katherine A. Shaner, Office of Communications Earlier this year, the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) announced that Dr. Katherine A. Shaner, assistant professor of New Testament at the School of Divinity, was the 2017 recipient of the William G. Dever Fellowship for Biblical Scholars. The fellowship sponsors field […]

Read more July 5, 2017

New book by alumnus seeks to reclaim Christian communal discernment

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications While a Master of Divinity student, Ryan Newson (MDiv ’11) was formally introduced to the practice of communal discernment, the practice that promotes a thoughtful response of a community or individual to a problem after collective conversation, prayer, and study of scripture instead of being reactionary. “For churches […]

Read more June 29, 2017

Grant to aid in strategic expansion of efforts focused on food, health, and ecology

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications The School of Divinity’s Food, Health, and Ecological Well-Being Program has received a one-year planning grant of $75,000 from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation to support a yearlong strategic planning initiative to build capacity among faith leaders working at the intersection of food, […]

Read more June 21, 2017

Alumna sermon nationally recognized by A Sermon for Every Sunday

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications After graduation in 2015, Courtney Stamey began a two-year pastoral residency at First Baptist Church Greensboro in Greensboro, NC. The transition-into-ministry program immerses religious leaders like Stamey in congregational and community ministries to develop their pastoral identities. Stamey’s residency is shared with Peacehaven Community Farm, a sustainable farm […]

Read more June 20, 2017

Saunders receives recognition from Christian Feminism Today

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications Christian Feminism Today (CFT) has announced that second-year Master of Divinity student Erica Saunders is the recipient of the Fourth Annual Nancy A. Hardesty Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a college senior or graduate student who aspires to exemplify the values and achievements of Nancy A. […]

Read more June 12, 2017

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