Leonard Sweet, UMR Columnist

About Leonard Sweet, UMR Columnist

Dr. Leonard Sweet is the E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Drew University, Madison, NJ and a Visiting Distinguished Professor at George Fox University, Portland, Oregon. He is scholar of US/American culture; a semiotician who "sees things the rest of us do not see, and dreams possibilities that are beyond most of our imagining;" and a preacher and best-selling author who communicates the gospel with a signature bridging of the worlds of faith, academe, and popular culture. You can learn more about Len at his website, www.leonardsweet.com.

Reimagine: Peace heroes and troublemakers

The strains of Christmas are with us again, beckoning people everywhere to echo their refrains in song and life.  Their words make me feel calm and peaceful.  As they should.  After all, we are coming into the “Let there be peace on earth” season of songs.  I listen to them one after another, relishing their […]

ReImagine: Love as the art of imagination

Our new UMR columnist Leonard Sweet challenges the church to think about the relationship between love and imagination.