Highlighting Community: Spring Lineup at Center for Christianity and Scholarship (North Carolina)


We love to share the work of other organizations and scholars with similar goals. Our hope is that these updates on different Christian communities will encourage our readers and also provide great event ideas and conversation starters for Christian communities in different places. Today, we’re highlighting the spring activities of the Center for Christianity and Scholarship, in North Carolina’s Research Triangle. 

Since 2012, the Center for Christianity and Scholarship has worked with students and faculty at Duke University and around North Carolina’s Research Triangle to create and sustain a community of scholars interested and engaged in discovering what it means to think as Christians about the workings of the physical world, social structures, history, art, philosophy, and other fields of study. CCS engages the university in three primary ways: public lectures, courses and reading groups for university students, and training and development opportunities for university faculty.

If you live around North Carolina’s Research Triangle or are in the area this spring during one of our events, we invite you to stop by! This spring’s upcoming public events include:

Servants With a Heart Meal Packing Service Project

Saturday, January 28th, 12:00-2:30 pm, Card Gym

Co-sponsored by: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Phi Omega, Asian InterVarsity, Cru, Center for Christianity and Scholarship, Episcopal Center, Graduate Christian Fellowship, Presbyterian Campus Ministry, Reformed University Fellowship, Servants with a Heart and Wesley Fellowship

Email info@christianityandscholarship.org to register

Exhausted From Your Insta-Snap-Tweet-Texting Life?: Sociological and Theological Reflections on Technology

Felicia Wu Song, Associate Professor of Sociology, Westmont College

Tuesday, February 21st, 7:30 pm, Rubenstein Library 153

Just Art? Social Protest Art, the Contemporary Refugee Crisis, and Georges Rouault’s Miserere et Guerre 

March 30th, Nasher Museum of Art

Nicholas Wolterstorff, Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Yale University

Co-sponsored with Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts

Short Courses

If you are affiliated with Duke, you’re invited to join one of CCS’s short courses. You can find more information on the CCS website and email info@christianityandscholarship.org with questions.

Technology: From Genesis to Jobs

Co-taught by Jed Atkins (Assistant Professor of Classics) and Edward Dixon (CCS Director). Meets five Fridays, beginning January 27th from 11:45-1:00 pm.

True Story: Scripture, the Whole World, and Me

Taught by Edward Dixon (CCS Director). Meets Tuesdays starting January 31 from 11:45-1:00 pm.

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