The Worlds of the Preacher: Navigating Biblical, Cultural, and Personal Contexts

The Worlds of the Preacher: Navigating Biblical, Cultural, and Personal Contexts

by Scott M. Gibson, Bryan Chapell

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Overview

Building on Haddon Robinson's philosophical approach to preaching, this book brings together accomplished evangelical preachers and teachers to help students and pastors understand the worlds--biblical, cultural, and personal--that influence and impact their preaching. The contributors explore the various inner and outer worlds in which a preacher functions with the goal of helping preachers sharpen their craft. Foreword by Bryan Chapell.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493413355
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/17/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Scott M. Gibson (DPhil, University of Oxford) is the Haddon W. Robinson Professor of Preaching and Ministry and director of the Center for Preaching at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. He is past president and cofounder of the Evangelical Homiletics Society and has authored or edited numerous books on preaching.
Scott M. Gibson (DPhil, University of Oxford) is the David E. Garland Chair of Preaching and director of the PhD program in preaching at George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University, in Waco, Texas. He previously served as the Haddon W. Robinson Professor of Preaching and Ministry and director of the Center for Preaching at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is past president and cofounder of the Evangelical Homiletics Society and has served as a pastor or interim pastor in churches in Pennsylvania and New York. Gibson has written or edited numerous books on preaching, including The Big Idea of Biblical Preaching and Preaching with a Plan.

Table of Contents

Contents
Foreword by Bryan Chapell
Introduction: A Tribute to Haddon Robinson Scott M. Gibson
1. The Worlds of the Preacher Haddon W. Robinson
2. The Preacher and the World of the Old Testament Steven D. Mathewson
3. The Preacher and the World of the New Testament Duane Litfin
4. The Preacher's Personal World Scott M. Gibson
5. The World of Ethnic and Cultural Issues in Preaching Matthew D. Kim
6. The Worlds of the Listener Jeffrey Arthurs
7. Preaching in This Present World Patricia M. Batten
8. The Mission of Preaching in This World Victor D. Anderson
9. The World of History and the Task of Preaching Scott Wenig
10. Preaching to a Culture Dominated by Images Donald R. Sunukjian
Afterword: The Worlds of the Preacher Scott M. Gibson

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