He is Not Silent: Preaching in a Postmodern World [NOOK Book]

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"Contemporary preaching suffers from a loss of confidence in the power of the Word, from an infatuation with technology, from an embarrassment before the biblical text, from an evacuation of biblical content, from a focus on felt needs, from an absence of gospel." Preaching, the practice of publicly expositing the Bible, has fallen on hard times. How did this happen? After all, as John A. Broadus famously remarked, "Preaching is characteristic of Christianity." In this powerful book, He Is Not Silent: Preaching ...
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He is Not Silent: Preaching in a Postmodern World

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Overview


"Contemporary preaching suffers from a loss of confidence in the power of the Word, from an infatuation with technology, from an embarrassment before the biblical text, from an evacuation of biblical content, from a focus on felt needs, from an absence of gospel." Preaching, the practice of publicly expositing the Bible, has fallen on hard times. How did this happen? After all, as John A. Broadus famously remarked, "Preaching is characteristic of Christianity." In this powerful book, He Is Not Silent: Preaching in a Postmodern World, R. Albert Mohler Jr. shows us how. In a style both commanding and encouraging, Mohler lays the groundwork for preaching, fans the flame on the glory of preaching, and calls out with an urgent need for preaching. This message is desperately needed yet not often heard. Whether you're concerned or enthused by the state of the church today, join Mohler as he examines preaching and why the church can't survive without it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575674025
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 748,590
  • File size: 3 MB

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R. ALBERT MOHLER, JR. is the ninth president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also serves as a professor of Christian theology and editor-in-chief of the Southern Baptist Journal of Theology. Mohler is the author of He is Not Silent, Culture Shift, and Desire and Deceit. He lives in Louisville, Kentucky with his wife and two children.
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Table of Contents


1. Preaching as Worship: The Heart of Christian Worship
2. The Ground of Preaching: Our Triune God
3. Preaching Is Expository: A Theology of Exposition
4. Expository Preaching: Its Definition and Characteristics
5. A Steward of Mysteries: The Preacher's Authority and Purpose
6. "Did Not Our Hearts Burn Within Us?": Preaching the Bible's Big Story
7. The Pastor as Theologian: Preaching as Doctrine
8. Stranger Than It Used to Be: Preaching to a Postmodern Culture
9. The Urgency of Preaching: An Exhortation to Preachers
10. On Preaching to Dry Bones: An Encouragement to Preachers

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