Dr. William H. Willimon to Speak in Chapel-Forum Feb. 5

Feb. 3, 1997

Dr. William H. Willimon, dean of chapel and professor of Christian Ministry at Duke University, will speak to Baylor University students at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, during Chapel-Forum in Waco Hall as part of the Effective Preachers Program.

Willimon has pastored churches in Georgia and South Carolina. He has served at Duke Divinity School as a professor and director of ministry activities over the last 12 years. In 1992, Willimon was named the first distinguished alumnus of Yale Divinity School. Willimon has published 37 books, the most notable "Sighing for Eden," "What's Right with the Church" and "Worship as Pastoral Care" which was selected as one of the 10 most useful books for pastors in 1979 by the Academy of the Parish Clergy.

In February 1996, Willimon was one of 12 individuals Baylor named as the most effective preachers in the English-speaking world, according to a worldwide survey.

For more information, contact the Office of the Chaplin at 755-3517.

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