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Preaching while the church is under reconstruction : the visionary role of preachers in a fragmented world / Thomas H. Troeger.

By: Troeger, Thomas H, 1945-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Nashville, TN : Abingdon Press, 1999Description: 176 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0687085497; 9780687085491.Subject(s): Preaching | Church renewalDDC classification: 251 Review: "How does one preach in a fragmented world that has lost its certainty about God? The answer, says Thomas H. Troeger, is to reclaim the imaginative and visionary role of the preacher. Our job is to employ the creative elements of preaching to help God's people imagine the new thing God is doing in our time. This kind of creative preaching comes when the preacher opens himself or herself, through the disciplines of prayer and study, to the inspiring presence of God's Spirit."--Jacket.
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
Main BV4211.2 .T76 1999 (Browse shelf) Available 17-429

Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-175).

"How does one preach in a fragmented world that has lost its certainty about God? The answer, says Thomas H. Troeger, is to reclaim the imaginative and visionary role of the preacher. Our job is to employ the creative elements of preaching to help God's people imagine the new thing God is doing in our time. This kind of creative preaching comes when the preacher opens himself or herself, through the disciplines of prayer and study, to the inspiring presence of God's Spirit."--Jacket.

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