Richard Lischer


Richard Lischer is professor emeritus at Duke Divinity School, where he spent his entire teaching career. Before coming to Duke, he served as pastor of Lutheran churches in Illinois and Virginia. He is the author or editor of fourteen books, including the award-winning book The Preacher King: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Word that Moved America (Oxford, 2nd ed. 2020) and Just Tell the Truth: A Call to Faith, Hope, and Courage (Eerdmans, 2021) 

Festival Years: 2006