Gilbert, Kenyatta R.,

Exodus preaching : crafting sermons about justice and hope / Kenyatta R. Gilbert. - xx, 135 pages ; 23 cm

Includes bibliographical references.

Chapter One: Exodus Imagery and Sermonic Performance. Crafting Strategy: Preaching the Exodus Narrative (or Preaching from the Old Testament) ; Crafting Strategy: Setting Up the Delayed Hook ; Crafting Strategy: Using Metaphors (Think Poetry, Not Prose) ; Exercise -- Chapter Two: Unmasking Evil and Dethroning Idols. Crafting Strategy: Considering the Lectionary ; Crafting Strategy: Preaching on the Prophets ; Crafting Strategy: Preparing the Sermon Brief ; Exercise -- Chapter Three: Confronting Human Tragedy and Communal Despair. Crafting Strategy: Preaching from the New Testament ; Texts for Confronting Human Tragedy and Communal Despair ; Crafting Strategy: Decolonizing the Homiletical Mind ; Exercise -- Chapter Four: Naming Reality in a Tone-Deaf Culture. Crafting Strategy: Seeing the Bigger Picture ; Crafting Strategy: Mapping the Message ; Exercise -- Chapter Five: Inventive Speech and Poetic Perceptions. Crafting Strategy: Using Poetry and Literature as Sermon Pre-text or Accent ; Crafting Strategy: Delivering Prophetic Messaging in Melodic Meter ; Exercise -- Chapter Six: Preaching Jesus "of the Gospels". Crafting Strategy: Moving from Exploration to Proclamation ; Sermon Analysis Using Four Characteristics of Exodus Preaching Paradigm ; Exercises.

9781501832574 1501832573


African American preaching

BV4221 / .G545 2018


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