Prof. Wes Kort shown here responding to the guest lectures by Richard Rosengarten and Conrad Ostwalt, on Thursday, April 10th. The speakers were on hand to celebrate Prof. Kort's retirement this semester from 49 years of teaching at Duke.
One of our alums in the Religion Dept ('09), Johanna Collins-Wood, now newly graduated from Duke Law School, has published an essay in the Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law, entitled "Religion: Individual Expression or Intertwined with Culture? Free Exercise Jurisprudence in the United States and Great Britain."
In her article, Johanna thanks members of the Religion Department--Ebrahim Moosa, Carol and Eric Meyers--for their contributions to her preparation to produce the essay. Johanna will take Read More
The 2013 Holy Land Archaeology course is currently in Israel - and our students are blogging live about their adventures in the Holy Land. Read more about their experiences: https://sites.duke.edu/hla2013/ Read More Read More
"When Secretary of State John Kerry launched the new Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives (OFBCI), he extolled the importance and urgency of religious studies: “In fact if I went back to college today I think I would probably major in comparative religion because that’s how integrated it is in everything we are working on, and deciding, and thinking about in life today.”