Professor of pediatrics and Christian philosophy, Duke Divinity School
Dr. Raymond Barfield, a professor of pediatrics and Christian philosophy at Duke Divinity School, is a pediatric oncologist and a palliative care physician with an interest in the intersection of medicine, philosophy and theology. His medical research focuses on immune therapies for childhood cancer and improvement of the quality of life for children with severe or fatal diseases. His work in philosophy focuses on ethics and the history of the impact of literature on philosophical thought.
Check out the Zeteo Resource Guide for Advent to find links to a number of different Advent series ideas:
- Topical Advent series like “Follow the Star” and “Advent Waiting”
- Lectionary-based worship plans for year B
- An Advent art video meditation series
- Advent candle series about faith stories, peace, and more