Dallas Albert Willard was a U.S. philosopher and professor, whose works were primarily based on the spiritual formation of Christianity and phenomenology. Willard went to William Jewell College and acquired a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Tennessee Temple College, before studying Philosophy from Baylor University. He earned a doctorate in philosophy from Baylor University as well. Willard taught philosophy at University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of South California and the University of Colorado. He had also translated the works of the noted scholar of phenomenology, Edmund Husserl into English. Other than his considerable works on philosophy, Willard also wrote extensively on Christian ways of life and two of his best known works include ‘The Divine Conspiracy’ and ‘Renovation of the Heart’, both of which were awarded Christianity Today’s book of the year award. His thoughts and observations on various subjects became popular over a period of time. We have collected these excerpted his quotes from his writings and works. Here are some of the best known sayings and quotes by Dallas Willard.
Our most serious failure today is the inability to provide effective practical guidance as to how to live the life of Jesus. And I believe that is due to this very real loss of biblical realism for our lives
Our destiny is to join a tremendously creative team effort, under unimaginably splendid leadership, on an inconceivably vast plane of activity, with ever more comprehensive cycles of productivity and enjoyment.
Disciples are those who have been so ravished with Christ that others want to be like them.
God’s care for humanity was so great that he sent his unique Son among us, so that those who count on him might not lead a futile and failing existence, but have the undying life of God Himself. JOHN 3:16
Our most serious failure today is the inability to provide effective practical guidance as to how to live the lifwe of Jesus. And I believe that is due to this very real loss of biblical realism for our lives.