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Profiles In Goodwill: William Brackney

William Brackney is the Millard R. Cherry Distinguished Professor of Christian Theology and Ethics at Acadia University and Acadia Divinity College in Nova Scotia.

His articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here.

1. Where did you grow up?

Washington, D.C.

2. What is your favorite verse, book or story in the Bible? Why?

Currently, it is Acts 17:16-34.

It provides a gateway to understanding dialogue as witness.

3. What is your favorite movie? Why?

“A Man for All Seasons.”

It presents the struggles of a person for conscience in sharing the story of Sir Thomas More.

4. Who are three people you admire?

Reinhold Niebuhr, Winthrop S. Hudson and Wolfhart Pannenberg.

5. What is one little known fact about yourself?

I am engaged with human rights activist projects within major religious relationships.