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He has served as a pastor of Lutheran congregations in Illinois, most noteably, Dorsey, Illinois at Emmaus Lutheran Church where he served from 1972 - 1974.
Biographical and Professional Information
Richard Lischer is the James T. and Alice Mead Cleland Professor of Preaching at Duke Divinity School. Before joining the Duke faculty, he served as pastor of Lutheran congregations in Illinois and Virginia. He is the author of numerous books on preaching, theology, and ministry, including A Theology of Preaching: The Dynamics of the Gospel and the prize-winning The Preacher King: Martin Luther King, Jr.and the Word That Moved America. He is also editor of The Company of Preachers: Wisdom on Preaching, Augustine to the Present. He lives in Durham, North Carolina.
Concise Encyclopedia of Preaching, Westminster John Knox Press, 1995
The Preacher King: Martin Luther King Jr., and the Word that Moved America, Oxford University Press, USA, 1997
Open Secrets: A Spiritual Journey Through a Country Church, Doubleday, 2001
A Theology of Preaching: The Dynamics of the Gospel, Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2001
Open Secrets, Broadway, 2002
The Company of Preachers: Wisdom on Preaching, Augustine to the Present, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2002
The End of Words: The Language of Reconciliation in a Culture of Violence, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2008
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Concise Encyclopedia of Preaching
Release Date: 1995-05-01
The Preacher King: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Word that Moved America
Release Date: 1997-02-06
The Company of Preachers: Wisdom on Preaching, Augustine to the Present
Release Date: 2002-08-30
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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