William H. Willimon

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William H. Willimon, a bishop in the United Methodist Church, is a theologian and preacher, the former Dean of the Chapel at Duke University, and the author of over fifty books. White Horse Inn producer Shane Rosenthal conducted this interview with Bishop Willimon for a White Horse Inn video documentary on American Christianity to be […]

William H. Willimon
Shane Rosenthal
Friday, September 5th 2008

One of MR’s aims is to insist that “conservative/liberal” (or “fundamentalist/modernist”) is not the only important distinction to be drawn in the American Protestant landscape. For one thing, not all conservatives are as serious about Scripture as they claim to be. Nor are all so-called liberals actually as compromised as they might at first appear […]

William H. Willimon
Friday, June 22nd 2007

In last issue’s Free Space column, we sat down with the dean of the Duke Chapel, Methodist minister Will Willimon, to discuss preaching. As the complete interview was too long to run but too good to truncate, we saved a portion of that interchange that touched on catechesis and discipleship for this issue. -EDS. MR: […]

William H. Willimon
Tuesday, June 12th 2007

In one of his aphorisms, Nietzsche, father of all things postmodern, asks, "What if truth were a woman?" The question sounds sexist, but my Christ-conditioned ears hear more. What if truth was not detached, objective, free-standing, unconditional, and everything else that modern, Western folk have been taught to think of it? What if truth were […]

William H. Willimon
Wednesday, May 30th 2007

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

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