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Jonathan L. Walton named Dean of WFU School of Divinity

April 28, 2019  |   Faculty, School of Divinity, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University has appointed Jonathan L. Walton as Dean of the School of Divinity. Walton is currently at Harvard, where he serves as the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the University’s Memorial Church. He is also Professor of Religion and Society at the Harvard Divinity School.

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Seeking higher ground

September 3, 2014  |   Campus Life, Events, School of Divinity, Speakers, Staff, Student, Top Stories

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.

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Gifts for teaching, preaching and leading

February 14, 2014  |   School of Divinity, Top Stories, 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.

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Divinity School receives $2 million for scholarships

September 27, 2013  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Philanthropy, School of Divinity, Top Stories

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.

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After the Genome: Medicine, miracles, morality

April 8, 2013  |   Events, Faculty, National, Provost, Research, School of Divinity, School of Medicine, Speakers, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, 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.

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Rogers to lead White House faith-based office

March 15, 2013  |   For Alumni, For Parents, Recognition, School of Divinity, Top Stories

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.

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Connecting food and faith

October 24, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: Humanities, Community, Events, Faculty, Pro Humanitate, School of Divinity, Speakers, Sustainability, Top Stories

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.

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Interfaith pilgrimage

February 3, 2012  |   For Alumni, For Parents, International, School of Divinity, Student, Top Stories

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.

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Convocation celebrates Dunn Chair

January 25, 2012  |   For Alumni, For Parents, School of Divinity, Speakers, Top Stories

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.

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Celebrating the King James Bible

October 20, 2011  |   Events, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Divinity, Top Stories

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.

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