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

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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

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

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