Preaching from the Prophets

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A theological guide to biblical preaching from prophetic texts, Preaching from the Prophets invites preachers to look with imagination at the possibilities of prophetic preaching today. With prophetic and assertive style, James and Christine Ward bridge the chasm between ancient Israel and our modern culture. They show how to choose text and develop sermons that address racism, ecology, and other major ethical issues of our time. Many pastors will refer to this volume again and again for its outstanding exegesis ...
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Overview

A theological guide to biblical preaching from prophetic texts, Preaching from the Prophets invites preachers to look with imagination at the possibilities of prophetic preaching today. With prophetic and assertive style, James and Christine Ward bridge the chasm between ancient Israel and our modern culture. They show how to choose text and develop sermons that address racism, ecology, and other major ethical issues of our time. Many pastors will refer to this volume again and again for its outstanding exegesis of crucial prophetic texts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780687002351
  • Publisher: Abingdon Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/1995
  • Pages: 132
  • Sales rank: 1,377,841
  • Product dimensions: 5.56 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Meet the Author

Christine Ward is a systematic theologian and former parish minister.

James Ward, Professor of Oldd Testament at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, is an ordained elder in the North Texas Conference to The United Methodist Church.

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Table of Contents

Preface 9
I Preaching Prophetically and Preaching from the Prophets 11
II Prophetic Preaching and Theological Perspective 17
III Choosing Texts and Developing Sermons 26
IV Preaching on the Themes of the Prophets 35
V Preaching from the Prophets on Contemporary Issues 85
Notes 127
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