Preacher and Audience: Studies in Early Christian and Byzantine Homiletics

Preacher and Audience: Studies in Early Christian and Byzantine Homiletics

by Cunningham, Pauline Allen
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004106812

ISBN-13: 9789004106819

Pub. Date: 06/30/1998

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

13 studies on Greek-speaking preachers and audiences in a period from the beginning of the second century A.D. to the beginning of the tenth century cover themes including the identity of Greek-speaking preachers, the circumstances of delivery, the different genres of homiletic, the adaptation of the tropes of Classical rhetoric by Christian preachers, the subject

Overview

13 studies on Greek-speaking preachers and audiences in a period from the beginning of the second century A.D. to the beginning of the tenth century cover themes including the identity of Greek-speaking preachers, the circumstances of delivery, the different genres of homiletic, the adaptation of the tropes of Classical rhetoric by Christian preachers, the subject matter of sermons, exegetical approaches, the preparation, redaction and transmission of sermons, the audiences for sermons and their composition, the location and circumstances of preaching, and the interaction between preacher and audience. Each chapter is accompanied by a summary biblography of the most important primary source and secondary literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004106819
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/30/1998
Series:
A New History of the Sermon Series, #1
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
6.52(w) x 9.68(h) x 1.09(d)

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