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Bill J. Leonard

Bill J. Leonard is James and Marilyn Dunn Professor of Baptist Studies and Church History at the School of Divinity, Wake Forest University. Widely recognized for his work in American, Southern, and Baptist religious studies, he is author or editor of some twenty-one books including Baptist Ways: A History and Baptists in America. Leonard holds a PHD from Boston University.

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Can I Get a Witness?: Essays, Sermons, and Reflections
By author: Bill J. Leonard
Product Code: P479
ISBN: 9780881464689
Product Format: Paperback
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Price:  $30.00
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As the Twenty-First century muddles along, perhaps the phrase "Can I get a witness?" will sharpen our thinking about the current state of religion in American culture, particularly for Protestants. Indeed, the permanent transition that characterizes American religious life offers an opportunity to revisit the word "witness" and its meaning for the future. The materials in this volume survey issues in American religious communities developed through academic research, classroom teaching, sermons, and years of working with ministerial students. A final section is a collection of representative columns written for Associated Baptist Press, addressing questions in American religio-cultural life, past, and present.