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Norman Wirzba

Gilbert T. Rowe Distinguished Professor

Norman Wirzba is the Gilbert T. Rowe Distinguished Professor of Christian Theology at Duke Divinity School as well as a senior fellow at the Kenan Institute for Ethics. His research and teaching interests are the intersections of theology, philosophy, ecology and agrarian and environmental studies. He is currently the director of a multi-year, Henry Luce-Foundation-funded project called “Facing the Anthropocene.”

Wirzba is the author of numerous books, including “The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age,” “Living the Sabbath: Discovering the Rhythms of Rest and Delight” and "Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating."

His latest book is “This Sacred Life: Humanity's Place in a Wounded World.”

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Scholarships available for Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising course

Lake Institute on Faith & Giving will award 12 half-tuition scholarships to be used for one of the 2023 Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising online cohorts. Applications will be accepted through October 3, 2022.

The Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF) is designed for religious leaders in faith-based organizations and institutions who wish to learn more about the spirituality of fundraising and gain a core foundation in fundraising principles. Typical titles of attendees include: clergy, judicatory executives, development leaders, professionals at faith-based organizations and lay leaders who have some responsibilities with funding or finances. Scholarship criteria include both demonstrated financial need as well as the potential for applying course learnings in your current professional context.

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