divinity school


Definition of divinity school

: a professional school having a religious curriculum especially for ministerial candidates

Examples of divinity school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His wife, Julia, serves as the deputy dean of the divinity school. David Bell, WSJ, 24 Sep. 2021 Some suggested, erroneously, that Epstein had been tapped to head the divinity school, while the Daily Mail seemed to imply that Harvard had empowered Epstein to lead the entire university. Nick Paumgarte, The New Yorker, 11 Sep. 2021 West, who had been a professor of the practice of public philosophy in the divinity school, announced plans to leave Harvard in March, according to The Boycott Times, which describes itself as a publication of dissent. NBC News, 14 July 2021 West has taught at Harvard’s law school, divinity school, and Department of African and African American Studies. BostonGlobe.com, 14 July 2021 In divinity school we were taught various theories of Jesus’ atonement and why he was sent to die for our sins. baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 23 Apr. 2021 With their agreement, Pahnke brought the twenty divinity school students into a room underneath Harvard’s Marsh Chapel. Rebecca Coffey, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2021 But the Fort Worth kid who had offers from SMU and LSU and Texas A&M went to Baylor for its divinity school, not to make an NBA career. Kevin Sherrington, Dallas News, 5 Apr. 2021 The laboratory occupies a pleasant white cottage on a leafy New Haven street a few steps down Science Hill from the divinity school. Daniel Dorsa, Smithsonian Magazine, 17 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of divinity school

circa 1555, in the meaning defined above

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“Divinity school.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/divinity%20school. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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