John A. Broadus: A Living Legacy

John A. Broadus: A Living Legacy

by David S. Dockery, Roger D. Duke

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ISBN-13: 9780805449716
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

David S. Dockery is president of Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, recognized as a top tier institution by U.S. News and World Report and the Time/Princeton Review.

Roger D. Duke is assistant professor of religion and communication at Baptist College of Health Services in Memphis, Tennessee, and adjunct assistant professor of Christian studies at Union University.


David S. Dockery is president of Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He has also served as chairman of the board of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Dockery has authored or edited thirty books including Renewing Minds, Shaping a Christian Worldview, and Christian Leadership Essentials. In addition, he serves as a consulting editor for Christianity Today magazine.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Preface ix

Chapter I Introduction to John A. Broadus: A Living Legacy Timothy George 1

Chapter II Mighty in the Scriptures: John A. Broadus and His Influence on A. T. Robertson and Southern Baptist Life David S. Dockery 12

Chapter III "The Way to Learn to Preach Is to Preach" John A. Broadus's Early Career and Influences A. James Fuller 45

Chapter IV John A. Broadus, Rhetoric, and A Treatise on the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons Roger D. Duke 68

Chapter V New Wine in Broadus Wineskins? Richard Melick 97

Chapter VI Broadus and the Establishment of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Craig C. Christina 122

Chapter VII Now I Am Found: The Recovery of the "Lost" Yale Lectures and Broadus's Legacy of Engaging Exposition Mark M. Overstreet 156

Chapter VIII The Enduring Impact and Relevance of A Treatise on the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons Thomas J. Nettles 176

Chapter IX How to Preach Marketable Messages without Selling Out the Savior: Broadus on the Role of Sensationalism in Preaching Beecher L. Johnson 212

Chapter X Broadus's Living Legacy James Patterson 239

Name Index 259

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