William H. Willimon

William H. Willimon

Will Willimon, is Bishop of the UMC (ret.), Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry at Duke Divinity School, and Pastor of Duke Memorial UMC in Durham, NC.

The Reverend Dr. William H. Willimon served as Bishop of the North Alabama Conference of The United Methodist Church, for eight years before retiring. As Bishop, he led the 157,000 Methodists and 792 pastors in North Alabama. For twenty years prior to the episcopacy, he was Dean of the Chapel and Professor of Christian Ministry at Duke University.

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Sinning Like a Christian

Sinning Like a Christian

The Truth About God -  eBook

The Truth About God - eBook

Thank God It's Friday -  eBook

Thank God It's Friday - eBook

Conversations with Barth on Preaching -  eBook

Conversations with Barth on Preaching - eBook


Resident Aliens: Wesleyan Politics

By William H. Willimon
Resident Aliens is ecclesiology written by Stanley Hauerwas and me, two erstwhile Wesleyans who weren’t thought to have an adequate ecclesiology. Stanley and I drew a line… read more

Review: Why Salvation?

By William H. Willimon
In the past couple of decades the study of scripture is being reframed so that unashamedly theological reading of biblical texts is not only permissible but encouraged. Some of… read more

Incarnation: The Surprising Overlap of Heaven and Earth

By William H. Willimon
We are on our way to a great adventure. We will travel to wonderful, mysterious places you cannot visit on your own, destinations so exotic you must have a guide to lead you… read more

Review: Calvin vs Wesley

By William H. Willimon
As a campus minister at Duke, I watched with dismay as some of our brightest young Christians were attracted to the Reformed World of John Calvin. Part of the attraction was that… read more

Review: Overflow

By William H. Willimon
This book came to me just when I needed it. This past June, the bishop appointed me to a church. The congregation had previously suffered decline but had recently experienced some … read more

Review: Bounty

By William H. Willimon
As a college chaplain and professor, I missed many aspects about my former life as a pastor; I never missed the fall stewardship campaign. Giving to the church is, in my… read more
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