Richard Lischer

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Instructor, Summer School 2020

Biography

Richard Lischer is the Cleland Professor Emeritus of Preaching at Duke Divinity School and a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. His many books include The Preacher King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Word that Moved America (Oxford), Open Secrets: A Memoir of Faith and Discovery (Doubleday), and, most recently, Reading the Parables (Westminster), which was named a top 10 book in parish ministry by the Academy of Parish Clergy.