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Prophetic Preaching: A Pastoral Approach

Prophetic Preaching: A Pastoral Approach

by Leonora Tubbs Tisdale
     
 

Where have all the prophets gone? And why do preachers seem to shy away from prophetic witness? Astute preacher Leonora Tisdale considers these vexing questions while providing guidance and encouragement to pastors who want to recommit themselves to the task of prophetic witness. With a keen sensitivity to pastoral contexts, Tisdale's work is full of helpful

Overview

Where have all the prophets gone? And why do preachers seem to shy away from prophetic witness? Astute preacher Leonora Tisdale considers these vexing questions while providing guidance and encouragement to pastors who want to recommit themselves to the task of prophetic witness. With a keen sensitivity to pastoral contexts, Tisdale's work is full of helpful suggestions and examples to help pastors structure and preach prophetic sermons, considered by many to be one of the most difficult tasks pastors are called to undertake.

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From the Publisher
"In Prophetic Preaching Nora Tisdale is at her best." Cleophus J. LaRue, Princeton Theological Seminary

"A rich and welcome reflection on the nature of preaching. Enormously instructive [and] energizing." Walter Brueggemann, Emeritus, Columbia Theological Seminary

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664233327
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
08/09/2010
Pages:
138
Sales rank:
645,812
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Leonora Tubbs Tisdale is Clement-Muehl Professor of Homiletics at Yale Divinity School in New Haven, Connecticut. She is the author or editor of many books, including Preaching as Local Theology and Folk Art and three volumes of The Abingdon Women's Preaching Annual.

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