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By David Schnasa Jacobsen,David G. Buttrick

Karl Barth famously argued that each one theology is sermon instruction. yet what if all sermon coaching is de facto theology? This e-book pursues a thoroughgoing theological imaginative and prescient for the perform of preaching as a manner of doing theology. the belief is not only that homiletics is the area of theological program. that will go away preaching within the place of easily imposing a theology already arrived at. as a substitute, the imaginative and prescient in those pages is of a kind of theology that starts with preaching itself: its perform, its theories, and its contexts. Homiletical theology is hence a distinct manner of doing theology--even a confident theological job in its personal correct. Homiletician David Schnasa Jacobsen has assembled numerous of the prime lighting of up to date homiletics to aid to determine its job ever extra deeply as theological, but in profoundly varied methods. alongside the best way, readers won't purely detect how homileticians do theology homiletically, yet will deepen the way they comprehend their very own preaching as a theological task.

Contributors include:

-Ronald J. Allen, Professor of Preaching and Gospels and Letters at Christian Theological Seminary

-John S. McClure, Charles G. Finney Professor of Preaching and Worship at Vanderbilt Divinity School

-Alyce M. McKenzie, George W. and Nell Ayers Le Van Professor of Preaching and Worship at Perkins university of Theology, Southern Methodist University

-Michael Pasquarello III, Granger E. and Anna A. Fisher Professor of Preaching, at Asbury Theological Seminary

-Luke A. Powery, Dean of the Chapel and affiliate Professor of the perform of Homiletics, at Duke University

-Teresa Stricklen Eisenlohr, Ph.D., affiliate for Worship, place of work of Theology and Worship, on the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

"With Jacobsen's unfolding imaginative and prescient of the training and practices that the sermon occasion encompasses, our eyes peer into the numerous theological demanding situations and sensible knowledge of honed preaching tools and discernment. Thriving among the paintings of confident and useful theology, Jacobsen has amassed a handful of sought after homiletics students to discover the company of preaching as doing theology that's dialog praxis at its personal theological roots. And we research profoundly from their doing!"
--Dale P. Andrews, Vanderbilt collage, Nashville, TN

"This ebook is a call for participation to the dinner party of open-ended, wealthy theological discourse on homiletics, ready by means of seven lead homileticians, with their incredible theological and homiletical insights. eventually comes this quantity, lengthy past due, a useful source for realizing the theological identification of homiletics from a number of angles. artistic and thought-provoking methods to knowing homiletical theology, similar to the combination of preaching and liturgy, make this publication a needs to for educating and studying approximately homiletics."
--Eunjoo Mary Kim, Iliff institution of Theology, Denver, CO

"In this crucial publication, an all-star solid of homileticians explores a daring declare: preaching doesn't easily devour or use theology; preaching does theology in its personal provisional, conversational mode. From different views, the authors learn the confident, functional, and methodological facets of a homiletical theology. alongside the best way, they invite us to new views at the nature of either theology and preaching."
--Charles L. Campbell, Duke Divinity university, Durham, NC

David Schnasa Jacobsen is Professor of the perform of Homiletics and Director of the Homiletical Theology undertaking at Boston college university of Theology, the place he leads the PhD focus in homiletics for BU's software in useful theology. he's the writer of Preaching within the New production: The Promise of latest testomony Apocalyptic Texts (1999), and co-author of Preaching Luke-Acts (2001) and Kairos Preaching: conversing Gospel to the Situation (2009).

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