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Richard F. Ward is Associate Professor of Preaching and Performance Studies at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado. Prior to that Dr. Ward was the first occupant of the Clement Muehl Chair of Communication Arts at Yale Divinity School. He served on the faculty of the Candler School of Theology at Emory University. Richard is the author of two books on preaching and co-edited Craddock Stories with Michael Graves and Fred Craddock. At present he is a writer and editor for Feasting on the Word: Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary. Richard is a conference preacher, storyteller and workshop leader, and has most recently served as interim associate at the First Congregational Church UCC of Boulder, Colorado.


Books by Richard F. Ward

Craddock Stories