Preaching: The Art and the Craft
Practical advice for preachers everywhere, written out of long experience and deep learning. Homilists will welcome its advice about language, the role of the imagination, preaching and prophecy, the liturgical setting of the preached word, and social justice.
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SIR WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE JESUS Preaching As Imagining
SHUDDER YOU COMPLACENT ONES Ancient Prophet and Modern Preacher
THE LORD OPENED THE MOUTH OF THE ASS The View from the Pew
LORD TEACH US HOW TO PREACH From Study to Proclamation
THUS SAYS THE LORD The Word Forms the Preacher
IN SEASON AND OUT OF SEASON What Shall I Preach About?
DO THIS IN MEMORY OF ME The Homily As Liturgy
OF THEIR RACE IS THE CHRIST How To Preach about the Jews
SO SARAH LAUGHED Humor in the Holy of Holies?
WHAT SHALL A MAN GIVE IN EXCHANGE? The Cost of Preaching
LORD TO WHOM SHALL WE GO? Masters Who Just Might Help
INDEX OF SUBJECTS
LET JUSTICE ROLL DOWN LIKE WATERS Preaching the Just Word
anti-Semitism Augustine believe Bible biblical bishops Buechner Burghardt calls Catholic celebrate chapter Christ Christian Church concrete congregation covenant divine e. e. cummings Eucharist exegete experience eyes faith Father flesh forgive form the preacher Frederick Buechner Gerard Manley Hopkins give God's word Gospel Grace on Crutches heart Hebrew Holy homiletic homilist homily human humor Ibid imagination insight interpretation Israel Jeremiah Jesuit Jesus Jewish Jews John Judaism justice Karl Rahner kingdom laugh laughter listen liturgy living Lord mean mystery Newman Old Testament parable parish pastor Paul Paulist person Pharisees prayer preaching priest problem Proclaiming Your Wonders prophets pulpit question religious revelation sacraments sacred salvation Scripture Second sense sermon simply social speak Spirit story Sunday symbols tell theologian theology things tion tradition truth understand Vatican Vatican II woman women worship York Yves Congar
Page 4 - But how are men to call upon him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without a preacher? '^And how can men preach unless they are sent? As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who preach good news!