Two Days of Theology & the Arts


To celebrate the opening of a new exhibition at the Nasher Museum of Art, on Thursday August 31st, we invite you to “The Patience to See: The Sights and Sounds of Carlo Dolci.” The event will feature lectures by Dr. Ben Quash and Dr. Chloe Reddaway, the premiere of “Blue Madonna,” an original composition by Dr. Jeremy Begbie, and performances from this period played by an ensemble of top-tier musicians from orchestras across the country.

On Friday, September 1st at noon we welcome you to “Secretaries of Praise: Poetry, Song, and Theology,” a conversation on the church and poetry with Dr. David Ford, Emeritus Professor of Divinity at Cambridge University, Dr. Tom Greggs, Marischal Chair of Divinity at the University of Aberdeen, Dr. Jennie Grillo, Assistant Professor of Old Testament at Duke Divinity School, and poet Micheal O’Siadhail.

The week will culminate on Friday evening, September 1st with “Sounds of Exile and Return: The Gospel of Homecoming through Music,” a multi-media event featuring Dr. Jeremy Begbie and over thirty musicians from the best national orchestras in Goodson Chapel at Duke Divinity School. All proceeds from this event will go to the North Street Neighborhood Corner House, a Reality Ministries community.

More information about registration and ticketing will be available shortly. We hope you can join us for these extraordinary events.