A Legacy of Preaching, Volume One--Apostles to the Revivalists explores the history and development of preaching through a biographical and theological examination of its most important preachers. Instead of teaching the history of preaching from the perspective of movements and eras, each contributor tells the story of a particular preacher in history, allowing the preachers from the past to come alive and instruct us through their lives, theologies, and methods of preaching.Each chapter introduces readers to a key figure in the history of preaching, followed by an analysis of the theological views that shaped their preaching, their methodology of sermon preparation and delivery, and an appraisal of the significant contributions they have made to the history of preaching. This diverse collection of familiar and lesser-known individuals provides a detailed and fascinating look at what it has meant to communicate the gospel over the past two thousand years. By looking at how the gospel has been communicated over time and across different cultures, pastors, scholars, and homiletics students can enrich their own understanding and practice of preaching for application today. Volume One covers the period from the apostles to the revivalists and profiles thirty preachers including:Paul by Eric RowePeter by David R. BeckMelito of Sardis by Paul A. HartogOrigen of Alexandria by Stephen O. PresleyEphrem the Syrian by Jonathan J. ArmstrongBasil of Caesarea by Jonathan MorganJohn Chrysostom by Paul A. HartogAugustine of Hippo by Edward L. SmitherGregory the Great by W. Brian SheltonBernard of Clairvaux by Elizabeth HoareFrancis of Assisi by Timothy D. HolderSaint Bonaventure by G. R. EvansMeister Eckhart by Daniel Farca?Johannes Tauler by Byard BennettJohn Huss by Mark A. HowellGirolamo Savonarola by W. Brian SheltonMartin Luther by Robert KolbUlrich Zwingli by Kevin L. KingBalthasar Hubmaier by Corneliu C. Simu?William Tyndale by Scott A. WenigJohn Calvin by Anthony N. S. LaneWilliam Perkins by Dwayne MilioniRichard Baxter by Simon VibertJohn Owen by Henry M. KnappJohn Bunyan by Larry Steven McDonaldMatthew Henry by William C. Watson and W. Ross HastingsFrançois Fénelon by Martin I. KlauberJonathan Edwards by Gerald R. McDermottJohn Wesley by Michael Pasquarello IIIGeorge Whitefield by Bill Curtis and Timothy McKnightVolume Two, available separately, covers the period from the Enlightenment to the present day and profiles thirty-one preachers including Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Karl Barth, John Stott, Martin Luther King Jr., Billy Graham, and more.
A Legacy of Preaching, Volume One---Apostles to the Revivalists The Life, Theology, and Method of History's Great Preachers
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