Stephen Butler Murray

Stephen Butler Murray

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Butler Murray is an American Baptist theologian who serves as Executive Director of the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston, Massachusetts and Minister of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit, Michigan. He previously was President and Professor of Systematic Theology and Preaching at Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit, Michigan.  He is on the Commission on Interfaith Relations of the Baptist World Alliance and the Theologians Commission of the American Baptist Churches USA.

Essays

Williams encouraged me, as a theologian, to be a minister in a variety of contexts, to purposefully place myself in uncomfortable situations, to expand my world beyond what I knew already. James Cone challenged me in the same way…