Homiletical Theology: Preaching as Doing Theology (The by David Schnasa Jacobsen,David G. Buttrick PDF

By David Schnasa Jacobsen,David G. Buttrick

Karl Barth famously argued that every one theology is sermon practise. yet what if all sermon education is really theology? This publication pursues a thoroughgoing theological imaginative and prescient for the perform of preaching as a fashion of doing theology. the assumption is not only that homiletics is the area of theological program. that will depart preaching within the place of easily imposing a theology already arrived at. in its place, the imaginative and prescient in those pages is of a sort of theology that starts off with preaching itself: its perform, its theories, and its contexts. Homiletical theology is therefore a distinct approach of doing theology--even a confident theological activity in its personal correct. Homiletician David Schnasa Jacobsen has assembled a number of of the top lighting fixtures of latest homiletics to aid to determine its activity ever extra deeply as theological, but in profoundly different methods. alongside the best way, readers won't in basic terms become aware of 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 institution 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 instruction and practices that the sermon occasion encompasses, our eyes peer into the various theological demanding situations and useful knowledge of honed preaching equipment and discernment. Thriving among the paintings of positive and functional theology, Jacobsen has accumulated a handful of renowned homiletics students to discover the company of preaching as doing theology that's dialog praxis at its personal theological roots. And we examine profoundly from their doing!"
--Dale P. Andrews, Vanderbilt college, Nashville, TN

"This booklet is a call for participation to the dinner party of open-ended, wealthy theological discourse on homiletics, ready via seven lead homileticians, with their really good theological and homiletical insights. ultimately comes this quantity, lengthy late, a useful source for figuring out the theological identification of homiletics from a number of angles. artistic and thought-provoking ways to realizing 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 tuition of Theology, Denver, CO

"In this significant e-book, an all-star forged of homileticians explores a daring declare: preaching doesn't easily eat or use theology; preaching does theology in its personal provisional, conversational mode. From diversified views, the authors learn the optimistic, useful, and methodological points 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 college of Theology, the place he leads the PhD focus in homiletics for BU's software in sensible theology. he's the writer of Preaching within the New construction: The Promise of recent 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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