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Application Live: 2011 Duke Summer Reconciliation Institute

February 8, 2011

I love how this video captures the absolutely unique ethos of the Duke Summer Reconciliation Institute.

The 2011 dates are June 6-11, 2011, the application is now live on-line.  Space is limited so apply early.  Some scholarships are available.

Last year participants came from 27 states, 8 countries, and 15+ denominations – mainline, evangelical, and Catholic.  This is not a conference for the many but is limited to 150 Christian leaders, a place to go deep, to a fresh place spiritually, vocationally, organizationally. 

2011 faculty include Richard Hays, Soong-Chan Rah, Mary Nelson, Edgardo Colon-Emeric, Efrem Smith, Curtiss DeYoung, John Perkins, Emmanuel Katongole, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Chris Heuertz, Paulus Widjaja, and others.

In-depth seminar cohorts include Christianity and Islam, Transforming Academic Institutions for Reconciliation, a cohort focused on Durham, Immigration and Reconciliation, Reconciliation in Prisons, Congregations, Grassroots Communities, Global Poverty, and others.

Especially encouraged to apply – cohorts from cities, organizations, churches.  Last year we had 12 from a Houston church, 15 senior leaders from InterVarsity, 8 from the Evangelical Covenant Church, 7 from Eastern Nazarene University, 8 from east Africa, and 14 colleges, universities, and seminaries represented.

See the summer institute web site for full information.

2010 highlights included one significant organization’s breakthrough; deep conversations on immigration and the BP oil spill leading to a Durham Declaration on Immigration and The BP Oil Spill: A Call for Lament and Reconciliation.

About the Author: Chris Rice is co-director of the Center for Reconciliation at Duke Divinity School.  He is author of Reconciling All Things, Grace Matters, and More Than Equals. He writes regularly at the blog Reconcilers.

Watch the summer institute video here

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