Holy Attention

Holy Attention Preaching in Today's Church

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With the growing, renewed attention to the art of preaching, this timely collection from the influential Littlemore Group of theologians explores the role of this vital ministry in today's Church. Experienced contributors from a wide range of backgrounds - catholic, evangelical and liberal - weave together theology, anecdote and reflection on practice as they share their passion for preaching. Each one is noted for their attentiveness to the poetry of the spoken word in preaching, and the practical challenges and pitfalls of this central activity of public worship. Chapters include:  The Joy and Terror of Preaching  The Power of Language  Localizing the Gospel  Attentiveness to the Word  The Sermon as Sacrament  Genres of Preaching Contributors include Rachel Mann, Paula Gooder, Donna Lazenby, Sr Judith SLG, Edmund Newey, Anderson Jeremiah and Joel Love.

Book information

ISBN: 9781786221650
Publisher: Hymns Ancient & Modern
Imprint: Canterbury Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 251
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: vi, 190
Weight: 230g
Height: 141mm
Width: 215mm
Spine width: 19mm