Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Video from the Sept. 19 event, “A Vocation to Preach” is now available on iTunes U.


The event included an interview with Lischer that was conducted by Davis.

The event, which included lectures, prayer, and a panel discussion, offered a day of reflection on preaching. Featured speakers included Thomas Long, Bandy Professor Emeritus of Preaching at Candler School of Theology, as well as Duke Divinity faculty including Ellen Davis, Amos Ragan Kearns Professor of Bible and Practical Theology; William Turner, James T. and Alice Mead Cleland Professor of Preaching; Lauren Winner, associate professor of Christian spirituality; Charles Campbell, professor of homiletics; Richard Lischer, James T. and Alice Mead Cleland Professor Emeritus of Preaching; Will Willimon, professor of the practice of Christian ministry; Luke Powery, dean of Duke University Chapel and associate professor of homiletics.

The program included the presentation of a Festschrift in honor of Professor Lischer and in celebration of his retirement from Duke Divinity School after serving on the faculty since 1979.