Parable Of Ten Preachers

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A highly creative, entertaining, and thought-provoking way to examine contemporary preaching styles. In this contemporary parable--set in a homiletics classroom--ten preachers from a wide diversity of backgrounds preach, debate, and reflect on critical issues facing today's preacher.

A highly creative, entertaining, and thought-provoking way to examine contemporary preaching styles. In this contemporary parable--set in a homiletics classroom--two preachers from a ...

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Overview

A highly creative, entertaining, and thought-provoking way to examine contemporary preaching styles. In this contemporary parable--set in a homiletics classroom--ten preachers from a wide diversity of backgrounds preach, debate, and reflect on critical issues facing today's preacher.

A highly creative, entertaining, and thought-provoking way to examine contemporary preaching styles. In this contemporary parable--set in a homiletics classroom--two preachers from a wide diversity of backgrounds preach, debate, and reflect on critical issues facing today's preacher.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780687300303
  • Publisher: Abingdon Press
  • Publication date: 5/19/1992
  • Pages: 132
  • Product dimensions: 0.30 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor Thomas H. Troeger has written 20 books in the fields of preaching, poetry, hymnody and worship, is a frequent contributor to journals dedicated to these topics, and is a monthly columnist for Lectionary Homiletics and The American Organist. His most recent books include Wonder Reborn: preaching on hymns, music and poetry; God, You Made All Things for Singing: Hymn texts, anthems,and poems for a new millennium; So that All Might Know: Preaching that Engages the Whole Congregation (with Edward Everding); Preaching While the Church Is Under Reconstruction; Above the Moon Earth Rises: Hymn Texts, Anthems and Poems for a New Creation.

He is also a flutist and a poet whose work appears in the hymnals of most denominations and is frequently set as choral anthems.Professor Troeger has a B.A. Yale University;B.D. Colgate Rochester Divinity School; S.T.D. Dickinson College; Virginia Theological Seminary.Ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church and as a minister in the Presbyterian Church.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 9
List of Characters in Their Order of Appearance 11
Chapter 1 Remembered Voices: Recalling the Preachers from Our Past 13
Chapter 2 Neglected Voices: Listening to Outsiders 38
Chapter 3 New Voices: Gathering Together All We Have Heard 67
Chapter 4 The Voice Upon the Deep: Hearing Christ in Unexpected Ways 92
Notes 122
Index 127
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