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Wake Forest Baptist Church Endows Scholarship for Future Wake Forest University School of Divinity Students

Wake Forest University School of Divinity reimagines theological education with $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc.

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Remembering Roy J. Smith (1929 - 2018)

Dr. Roy J. Smith (‘53, DDIV ‘95), one of the initial voices in support of establishing a School of Divinity at Wake Forest University, died on Thursday, October 18. He was 89.

From 1998 to ...

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Gail R. O’Day honored by new fund

The Gail R. O’Day Beloved Community Fund has been established at Wake Forest University School of Divinity in recognition and honor of the School’s Dean, Gail. R. O’Day, who is committed to ...

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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 ...