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.

Jimmy Carter: Faith as verb

One cannot fully understand Carter’s life, work and present response to cancer apart from the centrality of his faith.

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Whining, dissenting and knowing the difference

The key is to channel it into action.

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Contrary consciences

The religious pluralism that alarmed John Cotton (and Franklin Graham?) and which Roger Williams anticipated, has overtaken us.

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Dunn deals

Memories of a Baptist preacher, professor, ethicist, religious liberty advocate, prophet and relentless pain in the American religious and political establishment.

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The irony of it all

The past few weeks reflect the “incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs.”

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Watershed moments

Why Magna Carta still matters 800 years later.

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Learning to pray — again

Six “prayer-full” lessons.

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Callings

Taking the gospel into the streets may bring rapid transformation, but often healing is a long time coming.

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Sifting the conscience

Almost 230 years after the Constitution was adopted, a “more Perfect Union” remains beyond our grasp.

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Surrogates of the gospel

The foolishness of preaching and the wisdom of (some) preachers.

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