C. Kavin Rowe

Vice dean for faculty, Duke Divinity School

C. Kavin Rowe is vice dean for faculty and George Washington Ivey Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Duke Divinity School. The first of three volumes of his collected essays has recently been published as "Leading Christian Communities." He also is the author of "Christianity's Surprise: A Sure and Certain Hope," "One True Life: the Stoics and Early Christians as Rival Traditions," "World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age" and "Early Narrative Christology." He has published dozens of articles and essays, and co-edited "The Word Leaps the Gap" and "Rethinking the Unity and Reception of Luke and Acts." 

He is on the editorial board of several international peer-review journals. Rowe has been a Fulbright Scholar, Regional Scholar for the Society of Biblical Literature, chair of the Society’s Southeastern Region New Testament section, president of the Society's Southeastern Region, and was elected to the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas. He was awarded a Lilly Faculty Fellowship, a Christian Faith and Life Grant from the Louisville Institute, the John Templeton Prize for Theological Promise, the Paul J. Achtemeier Award, and a Distinguished Scholars grant from the McDonald Agape Foundation.

Nathalie Nelson Parker

Reflective Leadership Grants offer a step back

“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.” 

— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group 

Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.

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