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Preaching As A Theological Task

Preaching As A Theological Task

by Thomas G. Long, Edward Farley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664256171

ISBN-13: 9780664256173

Pub. Date: 11/19/1996

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

How do particular world situations impact preaching? How does a preacher use the gospel and Scripture to speak to those situations? This volume, in honor of homiletician David Buttrick, explores the complex and important relationships between world, gospel, and Scripture and their relevance for preaching theology.This book is for those seeking thoughtful and

Overview

How do particular world situations impact preaching? How does a preacher use the gospel and Scripture to speak to those situations? This volume, in honor of homiletician David Buttrick, explores the complex and important relationships between world, gospel, and Scripture and their relevance for preaching theology.This book is for those seeking thoughtful and challenging new ways to approach the preaching task now and into the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664256173
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
11/19/1996
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
0.47(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Contributorsix
1.The Formation of Consciousness1
Part 1Preaching and the World17
2.The Search for Public Theology in the United States19
3.A Neighborhood as Wide as God's Heart32
4.A Hearer in the Pew: Homiletical Reflections and Suggestions38
5.Twin Covenants in Tension on the Eve of the Twenty-first Century50
6.Practical Theology as a Critique of Knowledge59
Part 2Preaching and the Gospel71
7.The Gospel of God73
8.All the King's Men: Constructing Homiletical Meaning82
9.Learning to Speak of Sin91
10.The Friend We Have in Yahweh104
11.To Die and Rise Again: Preaching the Gospel for Liberation112
12.The Gospel as Empowered Speech for Proclamation and Persuasion122
Part 3Preaching and Scripture135
13.Biblical Studies and Preaching: A Growing Divide?137
14.Apocalyptic Vocation and Liberation: The Foolish Church in the World150
15.Toward a New Paradigm for Preaching165
16.Why Preach from Passages in the Bible?176
Selected Bibliography of Works by David G. Buttrick189

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