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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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Endowed chair honors Baptist leaders

September 13, 2011  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Divinity, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

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.

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Do you speak Christian?

August 1, 2011  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Divinity, Top Stories

Mention religion and some people become armchair preachers who pepper their conversations with popular Christian words and trendy theological phrases. Bill Leonard, professor of church history at the School of Divinity, discusses “speaking Christian” with CNN.

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Class of the finest: Retiring faculty

May 16, 2011  |   Commencement, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Life on Campus, Recognition, School of Divinity, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Nine professors — in art, counseling, divinity, economics, history, religion, journalism, classical languages and East Asian languages — are retiring this year, after leaving an indelible mark on generations of students dating back to the 1970s.

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Professor, graduate earn service awards

March 28, 2011  |   Community, Faculty, For Alumni, Pro Humanitate, Recognition, School of Divinity, Top Stories

Wake Forest Professor of Church History Bill Leonard and Divinity School graduate Rev. Yvonne Hines (MDiv. ’04) each received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Service at The Chronicle’s 26th annual Community Service Awards on March 19.

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Scholars beyond borders

March 4, 2011  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, International, Pro Humanitate, School of Divinity, School of Law, School of Medicine, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Students from Wake Forest’s Schools of Divinity, Law and Medicine will travel to Nicaragua during spring break for a cross-disciplinary course focusing on professional development. While in Nicaragua, students will have access to resources available in Wake Forest’s newest international facility, Casa Dingledine, which was dedicated last week.

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Local ministers to explore Holy Land

March 1, 2011  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, International, School of Divinity, Top Stories

From Bethlehem to Jerusalem, a group of 20 North Carolina ministers will have the opportunity to explore the Holy Land as part of Wake Forest Divinity School’s 2011 Holy Land Pilgrimage and Macedonian Ministries program “Renewing Ministers, Revitalizing Congregations” (RMRC).

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Greening of Feminism

February 28, 2011  |   Events, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Humanities, School of Divinity, Speakers, Staff, Sustainability, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Creation narratives from Genesis are sometimes interpreted as giving humans domination over the earth. But what if instead that language has implications for stewardship rather than control? Questions like this and others related to feminism and the environment will be explored during the Phyllis Trible Lecture Series to be held March 1 and 2 on the Reynolda Campus.

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Founders’ Day Convocation 2011

February 17, 2011  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Business, School of Divinity, School of Law, School of Medicine, Speakers, Staff, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Students, faculty and alumni were honored during the annual Founders’ Day Convocation, celebrating Wake Forest’s founding, on Feb. 17. The program featured seniors Catherine Berenato, Ashley Gedraitis and Ava Petrash presenting their senior orations.

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Sharing ideas about sharing food

February 17, 2011  |   Community, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, Pro Humanitate, School of Divinity, Top Stories

The Come to the Table Piedmont Conference on Feb. 18-19 is one of three regional conferences to discuss hunger relief in North Carolina. The event brings together churches, nonprofits, local farmers and campus groups to generate creative ideas for how best to get food to those in need.

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