Preacher | Teacher | Writer
Reverend Dr. William H. Willimon
Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry, Duke Divinity School.
Dean of the Chapel at Duke University (’84-’04)
Bishop of the North Alabama Conference of The United Methodist Church (’04-’08)
In our third session of the Reading More Barth Together webinars, we looked at “The Gift of Freedom,” in which Barth sketches the understanding of freedom he thinks necessary for evangelical ethics, and Stanley and I answered some of your questions. You can watch it here on my YouTube channel.
My friend Stanley celebrates (in pandemic isolation) his eightieth birthday today. A few years ago Rob Lee conducted this interview with Stanley. Stanley says some kind things about me and Patsy and also gave me some advice. You might enjoy giving thanks to God for Stanley by listening to this interview. -Will
In our second session of the Reading More Barth Together webinars this week. We looked at “The Humanity of God,” the titular essay and answered some of your questions. You can watch it here on my YouTube channel. We’ll be back for the last episode in this series on July 28 at 10AM EST onContinue reading “Reading More Barth Together: Session II”
One of Will’s most recent publications, a memoir entitled Accidental Preacher, recounts, with characteristic wit and humor, moments from his rich vocational life.
Beginning with his childhood in a segregated South, Will moves through story after story of a life spent responding to God’s constant call.