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Women’s ordination stories and hope for the church

by Andrea Simmonds (MDiv ’18) and C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications Last year Jill Y. Crainshaw, Blackburn Professor of Worship and Liturgical Theology, published They Spin with Their Hands: Women’s Ordination Rites: Renewing God’s Story with God’s People (Order of St. Luke Press, 2015). The book chronicles the ordination stories of several women and the […]

Read more June 20, 2016

Sin and grace, learning and breakthrough: a story of recovery for us all

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications Sin and grace, learning and breakthrough: a story of recovery for us all Board member’s memoir powerfully illustrates transformation “…what hounds and thrills me is [the] inescapable suspicion that I suffer a Calling from God. [It’s] a light from behind, warming my backside, narrowly lighting the way ahead, casting […]

Read more June 16, 2016

A report on the “Bread in the Wilderness” food and faith conference

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications Each year, Wake Forest University School of Divinity’s Food, Faith, and Religious Leadership Initiative hosts a food and faith intensive in western North Carolina. Here, amidst holy ground, faith leaders gather for 5-days to participate in God’s active renewal of the face of the earth and explore the […]

Read more June 15, 2016

Celebrating the Class of 2016

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications Wake Forest University conferred degrees to 1,873 graduates during Commencement held on Monday, May 16. Of the graduates, Master of Divinity degrees were awarded to thirty-seven students at the School of Divinity. Four divinity graduates received joint degrees, one with a Master of Arts in Counseling, one with […]

Read more May 20, 2016

Commencement 2016

Media Contact: C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications On Saturday, May 14, the graduating class of the School of Divinity will gather for the school’s annual Hooding Ceremony. At the service, graduates receive their masters’ hoods in recognition of completion of requirements for the Master of Divinity degree. Not only is it a celebration of academic achievement, but […]

Read more May 13, 2016

Meet a 2016 Graduate: Angel Lee

by Andrea Simmonds (MDiv ’18), Office of Communications Name: Angel Furmarita Lee Home Town: Washington, D.C. Denominational Affiliation: No Preference Before coming to Wake Forest University School of Divinity for a second masters, Angel received a Bachelor of Science in Math from Bennett College and a Masters of Business Administration from Elon University. Angel’s reasons […]

Read more May 12, 2016

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