Individual Author Record
Name: Richard LischerPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionHe 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 InformationRichard 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