When: October 10, 2011 - October 11, 2011
The annual Convocation & Pastors’ School is an intensive two-day conference that offers lectures, worship and seminars for Christian leaders of all traditions. Led by scholars and practitioners from Duke and beyond, this event is a cooperative endeavor with the North Carolina and Western North Carolina Conferences of the United Methodist Church. Significant scholarships are available to those associated with The Duke Endowment churches.
At the 2011 Convocation – Drawn into Scripture: Arts and the Life of the Church – participants will experience the scriptures from a new perspective and explore the arts as a source of inspiration for interpreting the Word. Featured presenters include professor and musician Jeremy Begbie, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson, and professor and musician Anthony Kelley and the BLAK Ensemble. The Rev. Dr. Lillian Daniel will be the Convocation preacher.
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