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.
The Vital Worship, Vital Preaching Grants Program at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is designed to foster, strengthen and sustain well-grounded worship in congregations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Two streams of grants are offered: to teacher-scholars and to worshiping communities.
Grant proposal due date options include October 15, 2023, or February 15 or June 15, 2024.