Bill Leonard

Bill Leonard

Bill Leonard is James and Marilyn Dunn Professor of Church History and Baptist Studies at the School of Divinity, Wake Forest University.

Critiquing Islam — and ourselves

Before condemning another religion for inherent violence, we need to look at our own.

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Tasting the Kingdom

An experience at a congregation whose “liturgy may be blown away by the Spirit at any moment.”

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Epiphanic moments

Changing the way we view the world.

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A nation confronted by conscience

What does it mean and how do we sustain it?

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Advent: Jesus’ DNA?

Once more, that divine-human dilemma.

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Religion’s killing fields: When will we ever learn?

Religious people have been decapitating, burning, hacking and bombing each other to death in God’s name for a long time.

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Conversion crisis?

Is it time to reconsider Protestant approaches to religious experience in 21st-century culture? Five ways that could happen.

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The ‘Dogma of Revelation’ revisited (again)

Truth is, Christians have long changed, adapted or overlooked “timeless” dogmas.

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Appalachian preaching: ‘A Hart Cheareing and Affecting Surmond’

The gospel implications proclaimed by mountain preachers could re-form our own religious dilemmas.

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‘He Tells Me I Am His Own?’ Maybe …

As numbers of persons distance themselves from the nurture and evangelical witness of the church, now what?

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