Text message : the centrality of scripture in preaching / edited by Ian Stackhouse and Oliver D. Crisp. - Cambridge : Lutterworth Press, 2014. - 1 online resource (256 pages)

Includes bibliographical references.

Foreword / Introduction / Part one: BIBLICAL AND THEOLOGICAL -- Hebrews as a Model for Expository Pastoral Preaching / Christ the Sermon: The Importance of the Text in Bonhoeffer's Lectures on Preaching / Prophetic Preaching from Old Testament Narrative Texts / Preaching The Darkest Psalm (Psalm 88) / Gender Sensitive Preaching: Reading as a Woman / Part two: HISTORICAL -- Jonathan Edwards on Preaching / The Bible for The Masses: The Popular Preaching of C.H. Spurgeon / Homiletics, and Biblical Fidelity: An Ecclesial Approach to Orthodox Preaching / Part three: TEXTUAL -- Living with the Text / Defamiliarization: Purging our Preaching of Platitudes / Preaching without Notes / Genre Sensitive Preaching / From Text to Message: The Text Living in the Preacher / CODA -- Every Sermon Fights a Battle / Thomas Long -- Ian Stackhouse -- Philip Greenslade -- Ian Stackhouse -- Steven D. Mathewson -- David M. Howard, Jr. -- Emma Ineson -- Oliver D. Crisp -- Peter Morden -- Andrew Walker -- Ian Stackhouse -- Karen Case-Green -- Robert May -- David Ridder -- John Woods -- David Hansen.

Preaching has fallen on hard times with many questioning its relevance and even its validity as a New Testament practice. This symposium of specially commissioned essays draws together an international team of thirteen scholars and pastors to address the importance of textual preaching in the history and life of the early church, the historic church, and the contemporary church. Contributions include essays on Old Testament preaching; preaching in Eastern Orthodoxy; gender-sensitive preaching; and preaching in the theology of Jonathan Edwards, Charles Spurgeon and Dietrich Bonhoeffer. It also.

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22573/ctt1cg5670 JSTOR

Bible--Homiletical use.

RELIGION--Christian Ministry--Preaching.
RELIGION--Christian Ministry--Missions.

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