James H. Blackmore was Emeritus Professor of A. Div. Studies and Visiting Professor of Biblical Studies. Before the message, a brief explanation was given of the use of a shofar (ram's horn) in scripture, and one was blown in the service. The scripture reading was from Luke 22:24-34. The subject of the message was humanity's inability to fully understand God, especially related to the inadequacy of words to explain God.
Dr. William H. Willimon was Minister to the University and Professor of the Practice of the Christian Ministry at Duke University in Durham, NC. This message focuses on the symbolism and implications of meals in Judeo-Christian tradition, especially the Last Supper from Luke 22, the resulting Christian tradition of the Lord's Supper, as well as the people seated at the table for meals with Jesus, both in earthly ministry and in heaven.
Dr. William H. Willimon was Minister to the University and Professor of the Practice of the Christian Ministry at Duke University in Durham, NC. In this message, Willimon speaks from Luke 4 with the subject of the temptation of Jesus. He especially focuses on the people searching for a sign, both at the time of Jesus and in the modern day.