With Wit and Wonder: The Preacher's Use of Humour and Imagination

With Wit and Wonder: The Preacher's Use of Humour and Imagination

by Blayne A. Banting
     
 

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Preachers are often caught in a double bind—they would like to be more witty and creative, but they aren't sure whether these capacities fit with the serious business of preaching the gospel. Pastor and preaching professor Blayne Banting addresses both the "why" and the "how" of the roles of humour and imagination in preaching. With Wit and

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Overview

Preachers are often caught in a double bind—they would like to be more witty and creative, but they aren't sure whether these capacities fit with the serious business of preaching the gospel. Pastor and preaching professor Blayne Banting addresses both the "why" and the "how" of the roles of humour and imagination in preaching. With Wit and Wonder is designed to take the preacher from a solid theological and theoretical grounding in both humour and imagination to how these two God-given gifts might be employed to enhance the preaching ministry of today's communicator.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620327968
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
10/10/2013
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author

Blayne A. Banting (DMin, PhD) is Lead Pastor of Caronport Community Church in Caronport, Saskatchewan. He is author of Take Up and Preach: A Primer for Interpreting Preaching Texts (2010).

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