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Preaching in the New Millennium: Celebrating the Tercentennial of Yale University

Frederick J. Streets

Abstract

In this collection of sermons, fifteen distinguished religious leaders reflect upon the moral, social, and political nature of our time. The sermons originated during the Tercentennial celebrations at Yale University, and they provide a vivid snapshot of the rich religious history of Yale and its contribution to the character of our nation. Some of America's most prominent religious figures are here, among them William Willimon, William Sloane Coffin, Peter Gomes, Gardner Taylor, and Barbara Brown Taylor. Their sermons offer valuable religious and intellectual insights into our national consci ... More

Keywords: Yale University, religious history, national consciousness, September 11, religious leaders, morality, politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780300100815
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300100815.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frederick J. Streets, editor

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Introduction

Frederick J. Streets

Blessed Are the Poor

Harry B. Adams

Death in the Academy

Robert L. Johnson

Truth Is Told

Jewelnel Davis

Be As Christ in the World

Victoria Matthews

Cliff's Notes for the Journey

Eileen W. Lindner

The Power of a Changed Mind

Cynthia A. Terry

Friends of the Disciples

Barbara Brown Taylor

Who Tells You Who You Are?

William Sloane Coffin Jr.

A Benediction for Us All

Gardner C. Taylor

Lux et Veritas

Peter J. Gomes

More God Than We Want

William H. Willimon

Closing Prayer

Frederick J. Streets

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