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Leading Christians to cities, challenges

February 6, 2011  |   Community, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Divinity, Top Stories

Rev. Doug Bailey helps train ministers to contend with cities and the spiritual questions they generate. He is an assistant professor of urban ministry and founder and president of the Center for Urban Ministry, which is housed at the School of Divinity.

Students named to Wake Forest University Dean’s List

February 1, 2011  |   For Parents, Recognition, School of Business, School of Divinity, Student, Wake Forest College

The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2010 fall semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list. Download (.xls) Press Contacts: Eaton, Brett Executive Director, News and Communications eatonbd@nullwfu.edu 336.758.5237

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Understanding church and state

December 10, 2010  |   Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, National, School of Divinity, Top Stories

Melissa Rogers, who serves on President Barack Obama’s national advisory council for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, explores collaborations between government entities and non-profits. Rogers is the director of the Center for Religion and Public Affairs at the School of Divinity.

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Lovefeast draws more than 2,000

December 6, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Divinity, Student, Top Stories

Following a tradition started by a student in 1965, more than 2,000 people gathered for the annual Christmas Lovefeast and Candlelight Service in Wait Chapel Sunday night. Chaplain Tim Auman led the service, which featured a message by Gail R. O’Day, dean of the School of Divinity.

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Lovefeast: A Wake Forest tradition

December 1, 2010  |   Arts & Culture, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, School of Divinity, Top Stories

The 46th annual Christmas Lovefeast and Candlelight Service — the largest single lovefeast in North America — will be held Sunday in Wait Chapel. The service is free and open to the public. The service will include a message by Gail R. O’Day, dean of the School of Divinity.

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Interfaith cooperation

November 5, 2010  |   National, School of Divinity, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Three Wake Forest students — a Muslim, a Jew and a Christian — recently joined other college students from diverse faiths and beliefs in Washington, D.C., to attend a White House training aimed at making interfaith cooperation a priority on campuses.

Rogers: A tradition of religious liberty

August 12, 2010  |   School of Divinity

The Divinity School’s Melissa Rogers writes that the controversial decision to allow an Islamic center near Ground Zero is a sign of America’s strength and the country’s “tradition of religious liberty.”

New divinity school dean named

April 29, 2010  |   Faculty, President, Provost, School of Divinity

Gail R. O’Day, a respected New Testament scholar and currently senior associate dean at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, has been named dean of the Wake Forest University School of Divinity.

The world of ideas

February 23, 2009  |   Faculty, School of Business, School of Divinity

Faculty from a number of departments will share their best teaching practices during the annual Teaching and Learning Fair on Wednesday.

Wake Forest graduates endow Divinity School scholarship

December 2, 2005  |   School of Divinity

David N. Gill and Diane P. Gill of Knoxville, Tenn., have established the Rev. Sumner H. Gill and Mrs. Lois C. Gill Scholarship in the Wake Forest University Divinity School. The scholarship, which has been created to honor the life ministry of Sumner and Lois Gill, will cover full tuition for one Divinity School student […]

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