Richard Lischer

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General Information

Name: Richard Lischer

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born:


Website: http://divinity.duke.edu/academics/faculty/richard-lischer


Email: rlischer@div.duke.edu


Illinois Connection

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.

Published Works

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

ISBN: 9780664227234
Release Date: 1995-05-01

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A Theology of Preaching: The Dynamics of the Gospel

ISBN: 1579106595
Release Date: 2001-06-08

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Open Secrets: A Memoir of Faith and Discovery

ISBN: 0767907442
Release Date: 2002-06-11

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The Company of Preachers: Wisdom on Preaching, Augustine to the Present

ISBN: 0802846092
Release Date: 2002-08-30

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The End of Words: The Language of Reconciliation in a Culture of Violence (The Lyman Beecher Lectures in Preaching)

ISBN: 0802862802
Release Date: 2008-01-03

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Richard Lischer on WorldCat

Richard Lischer on Amazon

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