Theology for Preaching: Authority, Truth, and Knowledge of God in a Postmodern Ethos

Theology for Preaching: Authority, Truth, and Knowledge of God in a Postmodern Ethos

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780687017171
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publication date: 04/19/1997
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Ronald J. Allen is Professor of Preaching and Gospels and Letters at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is the author of several books on preaching including Sermon Treks: Trailways for Creative Preaching from Abingdon Press.

Table of Contents

Introduction9
Chapter 1What Does Postmodernism Have to Do with Preaching?15
Chapter 2Authority in the Pulpit in a Postmodern Ethos35
Chapter 3Truth in the Postmodern World59
Chapter 4Preaching as a Source of Knowledge87
Chapter 5Preaching About God in a Postmodern Setting111
Chapter 6Individual and Community in Postmodernity137
Chapter 7Modes of Discourse for the Sermon in the Postmodern World161
Chapter 8Sample Sermons for a Postmodern Era187
Notes215
Index235

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