Rev. Dr. Barbara Lundblad

Monday, August 05, 2019

Location Amphitheater

Gate pass required. Purchase at our Main Gate Welcome Center, (716) 357-6250

Sun., Aug. 4 at 10:45 a.m.
Mon. Aug. 5 - Fri., Aug. 9 at 9:15 a.m.

Barbara K. Lundblad is the Joe R. Engle Professor of Preaching Emerita at Union Theological Seminary.  She received a B.A. degree from Augustana College and a Master of Divinity degree from Yale Divinity School.  In addition she is the recipient of several honorary doctorates including Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.  An ordained pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, she served for sixteen years as pastor of Our Saviour’s Atonement Lutheran Church in New York City. While teaching at Union she also served as Pastoral Associate at Advent Lutheran Church in Manhattan.

A preacher on The Protestant Hour radio program (now Day 1) since 1983, Professor Lundblad has appeared on the Chicago Evening Club television series “30 Good Minutes.”  She has preached in hundreds of congregations and universities; has lectured extensively in this country and internationally; and has given the Beecher Lectures at Yale Divinity School.  She is the author of Transforming the Stone: Preaching through Resistance to Change and Marking Time: Preaching Biblical Stories in Present Tense. In addition she has written articles for Christianity & Crisis, Christian Century, Journal for Preachers, The Living Pulpit, Word and World, and Currents in Theology and Mission.  In 2014 the Academy of Homiletics honored her with the Lifetime Achievement Award.  She is currently the editor of “Preaching Helps,” a regular feature of the journal Currents in Theology and Mission. 

This will be Barbara’s sixth Chaplaincy at Chautauqua.