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Duke Divinity School Produces New Digital Sermon Collection

Duke University Divinity School has produced a new collection of over 2,500 digitized sermons preached in Duke Chapel.  As you can read at this link, this is the first stage of the new initiative . The next stage will involve applying metadata so the sermons will be searchable in a variety of ways (text, liturgical season, theological themes, social issues, etc.).

Sally Brown and Jerusha Neal Win Book Awards from Christianity Today

Congratulations to Sally Brown, our 2019 AOH President and the Elizabeth M. Engle Professor of Preaching and Worship at Princeton Theological Seminary, and Jerusha Matsen Neal, Assistant Professor of Homiletics at Duke Divinity School!  They both received a "Jesus Creed 2020 Book Award" from Christianity Today for their books on the preaching life -- Sally for her book Sunday's Sermon for Monday's World: Preaching to Shape Daring Witness (Gospel and Our Culture Series; Eerdmans) and Jerusha for her book The Overshadowed Preacher: Mary, the Spirit, and the Labor of Proclamation (Eerdmans).  You can read more about the awards here.

Andre Johnson Wins National Book Award

Congratulations to Andre Johnson, Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Media Studies in the Department of Communication and Film and Hooks Scholar in Residence at the University of Memphis, for winning the "Book of the Year Award" from the Religious Communication Association (RCA) for his recent book No Future in This Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner (University of Mississippi Press, 2020)!  You can read more about the award here.