Willson Lectures

The Willson Lectureship was established in 1967 by Dr. and Mrs. J.M. Willson of Floydada, Texas. Each year, ESR Seeks to bring to campus an engaging personality who will further stimulate the community's theological reflection and pursuit of truth.

Previous Willson Lecturers Include: Charles Davis, Wayne Oates, Langdon Gilkey, Bishop Stephen Neill, J. Calvin Keene, Martin Marty, James Fowler, Virginia Ramey, Mollenkott Demaris Wehr, Rosemary Radford Ruether, Krister Stendahl, Walter Brueggemann, Schubert M. Ogden, Elise Boulding, John Howard Yoder, Alan Geyer, James Forbes, Barbara G. Wheeler, Donald Bloesch, Majorie Hewitt Suchocki, and Daniel Smith-Christopher, James Walvin, Margary Post Abbott, Jim Wallis, Margaret Kornfeld, Ted Peters, Luke Timothy Johnson, Margaret Benefiel, José Miguel Torres, Ann Riggs, Esther Mombo.