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Richard Hays

George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament, Duke Divinity School

Richard Hays is the George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament at Duke Divinity School and is internationally recognized for his work on the letters of Paul and on New Testament ethics. His scholarly work has bridged the disciplines of biblical criticism and literary studies. His book “The Moral Vision of the New Testament: Community, Cross, New Creation” was selected by Christianity Today as one of the 100 most important religious books of the 20th century. He served as dean of Duke Divinity School from 2010 to 2015.

Limping and praising

Noted scholar Richard Hays celebrates his son’s ordination with lessons for ministry from two strange texts at the beginning and the end of the Bible.

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