Barbara Lundblad is the Joe R Engle Professor Emerita of Preaching at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Augustana College, a Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School, and a Doctor of Divinity from Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. An ordained minister of the ELCA, she served as a parish pastor and campus pastor. She has taught preaching at Yale Divinity School, Princeton Theological Seminary, Hebrew Union College, and in the Doctor of Ministry program of the Association of Chicago Theological Schools. In 2007, she served as president of the Academy of Homiletics. Lundblad is the author of “Transforming the Stone” and “Marking Time ” She has contributed to Lectionary Homiletics, Word & World, and The Living Pulpit.