Get up off Your Knees: Preaching the U2 Catalog

Get up off Your Knees: Preaching the U2 Catalog

by Raewynne Whiteley, Beth Maynard
     
 

A thoughtful and provocative collection of sermons by a group of preachers from across the international church spectrum who have been moved to theological reflection on the art and work of U2.See more details below

Overview

A thoughtful and provocative collection of sermons by a group of preachers from across the international church spectrum who have been moved to theological reflection on the art and work of U2.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561012237
Publisher:
Cowley Publications
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
The New Church's Teaching Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.62(d)

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Meet the Author

Raewynne J. Whiteley is vicar of Trinity Episcopal “Old Swedes” Church in Swedesboro, New Jersey. She is the author of many articles and published sermons. Beth Maynard is a pastor and writer from Massachusetts. She has worked in parish ministry, university chaplaincy, and outreach to the homeless, and holds degrees from Amherst College, Boston University School of Theology, and Seabury-Western Theological Seminary. Her other publications include the book Meditations for Lay Eucharistic Ministers and several sermons and articles.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Foreword
Introduction
Pt. 1October/new year's day1
There's a heaviness in the air ...3
To See What You See: On Liturgy & Learning & Life9
Not Afraid to Die, Not Afraid to Live15
Temples of an Incarnate God23
Pt. 2Until the end of the world27
The Psalms, the Blues, and the Telling of Truth31
Wake Up Dead Man: Singing the Psalms of Lament37
Deliverance Where the Streets Have No Name43
Bridging the Betweens49
Pt. 3Staring at the sun53
Reconcilers in a Violent World55
Grace: U2, the Apostle Paul, and Latin American Theology61
Living the Question: Privilege, Poverty, and Faith69
Walk On: Biblical Hope and U275
Pt. 4Desire83
Pressing On with U2 and Paul85
Beyond Prosperity91
Finding The Way To the Playboy Mansion95
Wandering Sheep99
If We Were More Like Thomas103
Pt. 5Elevation109
The Coming of Love111
A Wedding Sermon for Nathan and Sandie115
The Voice You Find May Be Your Own121
Love's Dim Reflection127
Pt. 6Fire131
Lent, Part One133
Grace the Beauty-Maker139
Dying to Live145
A Turning Point149
An Army of One153
App. A"Woo me, sister; move me, brother!" What does Pop Culture Have to Do with Preaching?157
App. BA Brief History of U2 for Novices167
App. CPursuing God with U2: An Adult Study177
Contributors205

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