Wake Div Book Club Series


Wake Div Book Club Series

Join Wake Forest University School of Divinity for our Book Club Series. Each book will include a (2) day discussion via Zoom led by Wake Div faculty.

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November 10 & 17

Caste : The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson. 

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns, Isabel Wilkerson examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions in the book Caste (2020). 

Book Discussion Led by Dr. Briana Wong, Visiting Assistant Professor of World Christianity


January 12 & 19

Blood Done Sign My Name by Timothy B. Tyson

Blood Done Sign My Name (2004) is both a history and memoir, written by Timothy B. Tyson. He explores the 1970 murder of Henry D. Marrow, a black man in Tyson's then home town of Oxford, North Carolina. The murder is described as the result of the complicated collision of the Black Power movement and the white backlash against public school integration and other changes brought by the civil rights movement

Book Discussion Led by Dr. Derek S. Hicks, Associate Professor of Religion and Culture


March 16 & 23

Nobody Cries When We Die by Patrick B. Reyes

A story balancing the tension between pain and healing, Nobody Cries When We Die (2016) takes you to the places that make American society flinch, redefines what you are called to do with your life, and gives you strength to save lives and lead in your own community. This work by Patrick B. Reyes is the winner of the Hispanic Theological Initiative Book Prize.

Book Discussion Led by Dr. Elizabeth O’Donnell Gandolfo, Earley Assistant Professor of Catholic and Latin American Studies


Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Academic Calendar: Divinity


School of Divinity

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Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students, Prospective Students




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