School of Divinity
September 3rd, 2014 | Campus Life, Events, School of Divinity, Speakers, Staff, Student
The School of Divinity’s convocation address was given by the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, which was the inaugural event of the Mac Bryan Prophetic Preaching Series that honors the late George McLeod “Mac” Bryan, Sr., who was a professor of religion for 37 years.
February 14th, 2014 | School of Divinity, Wake Will
Three new grants totaling nearly $1 million to the School of Divinity will create a state-of-the-art teaching chapel, address economic issues facing future ministers and position early career pastors to be leaders in their wider communities.
September 27th, 2013 | Philanthropy, School of Divinity
Jeanette Wallace Hyde, a life trustee who served as a U.S. Ambassador, made a $2 million gift to support student scholarships and financial aid at the Wake Forest School of Divinity.
April 8th, 2013 | Events, Faculty, National, Provost, Research, School of Divinity, School of Medicine, Speakers, Teacher-Scholar, Wake Forest College
Medical advances in biotechnology seem to be coming faster than the public can understand them or even discuss how society should handle ethical, legal and moral considerations. To spark the national conversation, Wake Forest has partnered with Baylor to host “After the Genome: The Language of our Biotechnological Future” April 12-13.
March 15th, 2013 | Recognition, School of Divinity
Melissa Rogers, who teaches in Wake Forest’s School of Divinity, has been named Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
October 24th, 2012 | Community, Events, Faculty, Pro Humanitate, School of Divinity, Speakers, Sustainability
The School of Divinity’s innovative Food, Faith and Religious Leadership Initiative will prepare religious leaders to guide congregations and religious communities in addressing food issues such as hunger, obesity and food justice.
February 3rd, 2012 | International, School of Divinity, Student
School of Divinity and undergraduate students led by Associate Professor Neal Walls and Associate Chaplain for Muslim Life Khalid Griggs spent two weeks exploring the history and religious traditions of Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities during Wake Forest’s Interfaith Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
January 25th, 2012 | School of Divinity, Speakers
Noted Harvard theologian Harvey G. Cox. Jr. spoke Tuesday at the School of Divinity’s Spring Convocation and joined in Wake Forest’s celebration of the establishment of the School of Divinity’s first endowed chair, the James and Marilyn Dunn Chair of Baptist Studies.
October 20th, 2011 | Events, School of Divinity
Wake Forest will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible with a concert performed by six Winston-Salem churches and a library exhibition of rare and historic Bibles.
September 13th, 2011 | Faculty, School of Divinity, Teacher-Scholar
Professor of Church History Bill J. Leonard is the first James and Marilyn Dunn Chair of Baptist Studies at the School of Divinity. The chair positions the School as a leader in the ongoing conversation about the future of ministry in Baptist churches.