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Mendenhall Through the Ages

The Mendenhall Lecture is an event that has taken place since 1913.

Below is a list of Mendenhall Lecturers from 1913 - Present:

YearSpeaker
1913 Edwin H. Hughes
1914 George P. Eckman
1915 J.R. Mott
1917 Francis J. McConnell
1918 William H. P. Faunce
1919 John Kelman
1920 Ernest F. Tittle
1921 Charles R. Brown
1922 William F. McDowell
1924 Albert C. Knudson
1925 Lucius H. Bugbee
1926 Francis J. McConnell
1927 Edwin A. Hughes
  Robert G. McCutchan
  Peter Lutkin and others
1929 Harry N. Wieman
1932 Charles McConnell
1933 Walter E. Bundy
  Ralph W. Sockman
  Ivan L.Holt, Edwin
  Lewis, Louis
  Untermeyer, Henry H
  Crane, and Edgar Blake
1936 Conference on Preaching
1938 Paul A. Schilpp
1940 Georgia E.Harkness
1941 Earl B. Marlatt
1942 Franklin S. Hickman
1943 Roy L. Smith
1954 Gerald A.Kennedy
1955 Walter E. Bundy
1956 Ralph W. Sockman
1957 Harold A. Bosley
1958 Francis G. Ensley
1959 Hedley W. Plunkett
1960 Nels Ferre
1961 Howard Thurman
1962 L. Harold DeWolf
1963 Eugene C. Blake
1964 Joseph Sittler
1965 Peter A.Bertocci
1966 Joseph Haroutunian
1967 Julian N. Hartt
1968 William Stringfellow
1969 Colin W. Williams
1970 Langdon Gilkey
1971 Huston Smith
1973 Albert C. Outler
1974 J. Robert Nelson
1975 Cynthia C. Wedel
1977 Rollo May
1979 David B. Greene
1982 Neal F. Fisher
1983 Arthur R. Peacocke
1984 Walter Brueggemann
1985 W. Edward Farley
1986 Rosemary Radford Ruether
1988 Stanley M. Hauerwas
1989 John B. Cobb, Jr.
1990 James A. Forbes, Jr.
1991 Phyllis Trible
1992 Parker J. Palmer
1993 Nancy Fuchs-Kreimer
1994 Matthew Fox
1995 George Marsden
1996 Karen Armstrong
1997 Neil Postman
1999 Luke T. Johnson
2000 Peter van Inwagen
2001 Peter Gomes
2002 Parker J. Palmer
2002 Jane I. Smith
2003 John Shelby Spong
2003 Philip Gulley and James Mulholland
2004 Elaine Pagels
2005 William Willimon
2005 Marcus Borg
2006 Larry Dossey
2006 J.F. Haught
2007 Leonard Sweet
2008 John Roth
2008 Miguel De La Torre
2009 Tom Krattenmaker
2010 Michael Zimmerman
2011 Kristen Leslie
2012 Samuel Freedman
2013 L. Gregory Jones
2014 Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III
2016 Rev. Dr. Emilie Townes
2016 Dr. Candida Moss
2017 Krista Tippett
2019 Rev. Dr. William Barber II and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
2020 Austin Channing Brown