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A reader on preaching : making connections / edited by David Day, Jeff Astley, Leslie J. Francis.

Contributor(s): Day, David, 1936- | Astley, Jeff | Francis, Leslie J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Explorations in practical, pastoral, and empirical theology. Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate Pub., c2005Description: x, 291 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0754650030 (hardcover : alk. paper); 075465009X (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): PreachingDDC classification: 251 Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Foreword / N. T. Wright -- Six feet above contradiction? : an overview / David Day -- The distance we have traveled : changing trends in preaching / Thomas G. Long -- Preaching as reimagination / Walter Brueggemann -- The use of scripture in contemporary preaching / Thomas G. Long -- Preaching the epistles / David Day -- An imaginative 'or' / Walter Brueggemann -- Preaching the Bible and preaching the gospel / Edward Farley -- Psychological type and biblical hermeneutics : SIFT method of preaching / Leslie J. Francis -- From exegesis to sermon : 1 Corinthians 12:4-6 / Fred B. Craddock -- Pawn to king four : sermon introduction and communicational design / Thomas G. Long -- Preaching and narrative / Peter K. Stevenson -- Eleven ways of preaching a non-sermon / Dwight E. Stevenson -- Emerging new standards in the evaluation of effective preaching / Thomas H. Troeger -- Preaching and silence / John Killinger -- Ethics in the pulpit / Alvin C. Rueter -- The Lenten preacher / David Day -- Martin Luther King, Jr.'s preaching as a resource for preachers / Richard Lischer -- Preaching pictures / Jolyon Mitchell -- On preaching a parable : the problem of homiletic method / David G. Buttrick -- Story and image in sermon illustration / Richard L. Eslinger -- Imagining a sermon / Richard Lischer -- A sketchbook : preaching and worship / David G. Buttrick -- African-American preaching : the future of a rich tradition / Henry H. Mitchell -- Homily or eulogy? : the dilemma of funeral preaching / John Allyn Melloh -- The woman as preacher / Cheryl J. Sanders -- Gender and the aesthetic of preaching / Virginia Purvis-Smith -- Rescripting their lives and narratives : spiritual life stories of pentecostal women preachers / Elaine J. Lawless -- Preaching that drives people from the church / James R. Nieman -- The measurement of the effect of preaching and preaching plus small group dialogue in one Baptist church / Dennis L. Price, W. Robert Terry and B. Conrad Johnston -- The word of God and the words of the preacher / William O. Avery and A. Roger Gobbel.
Review: "This collection of twenty-nine articles by international experts in the area of homiletics coincides with the revival of interest in preaching over the last twenty-five years. It is practical without being merely tips for preachers; and it offers the necessary theoretical discussion for anyone who wants to take the art of preaching seriously. No important issue has been omitted and, taken as a whole, the book constitutes a first class introduction to the principles, processes, context and theology of preaching."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Foreword / N. T. Wright -- Six feet above contradiction? : an overview / David Day -- 1. The distance we have traveled : changing trends in preaching / Thomas G. Long -- 2. Preaching as reimagination / Walter Brueggemann -- 3. The use of scripture in contemporary preaching / Thomas G. Long -- 4. Preaching the epistles / David Day -- 5. An imaginative 'or' / Walter Brueggemann -- 6. Preaching the Bible and preaching the gospel / Edward Farley -- 7. Psychological type and biblical hermeneutics : SIFT method of preaching / Leslie J. Francis -- 8. From exegesis to sermon : 1 Corinthians 12:4-6 / Fred B. Craddock -- 9. Pawn to king four : sermon introduction and communicational design / Thomas G. Long -- 10. Preaching and narrative / Peter K. Stevenson -- 11. Eleven ways of preaching a non-sermon / Dwight E. Stevenson -- 12. Emerging new standards in the evaluation of effective preaching / Thomas H. Troeger -- 13. Preaching and silence / John Killinger -- 14. Ethics in the pulpit / Alvin C. Rueter -- 15. The Lenten preacher / David Day -- 16. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s preaching as a resource for preachers / Richard Lischer -- 17. Preaching pictures / Jolyon Mitchell -- 18. On preaching a parable : the problem of homiletic method / David G. Buttrick -- 19. Story and image in sermon illustration / Richard L. Eslinger -- 20. Imagining a sermon / Richard Lischer -- 21. A sketchbook : preaching and worship / David G. Buttrick -- 22. African-American preaching : the future of a rich tradition / Henry H. Mitchell -- 23. Homily or eulogy? : the dilemma of funeral preaching / John Allyn Melloh -- 24. The woman as preacher / Cheryl J. Sanders -- 25. Gender and the aesthetic of preaching / Virginia Purvis-Smith -- 26. Rescripting their lives and narratives : spiritual life stories of pentecostal women preachers / Elaine J. Lawless -- 27. Preaching that drives people from the church / James R. Nieman -- 28. The measurement of the effect of preaching and preaching plus small group dialogue in one Baptist church / Dennis L. Price, W. Robert Terry and B. Conrad Johnston -- 29. The word of God and the words of the preacher / William O. Avery and A. Roger Gobbel.

"This collection of twenty-nine articles by international experts in the area of homiletics coincides with the revival of interest in preaching over the last twenty-five years. It is practical without being merely tips for preachers; and it offers the necessary theoretical discussion for anyone who wants to take the art of preaching seriously. No important issue has been omitted and, taken as a whole, the book constitutes a first class introduction to the principles, processes, context and theology of preaching."--BOOK JACKET.

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