Celebration and Experience in Preaching

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/2008
  • Publisher: Abingdon Pr

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The classic text on preaching, revised and updated to meet the needs of a new generation of preachers.

Author Biography

Henry H. Mitchell is Professor emeritus of Preaching at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments and Preface to the Revised Editionp. 7
Foreword to the First Editionp. 9
The Experience of the Word
The Definition and Purpose of Experiences of the Wordp. 13
The Experience of Seeing, Hearing, and Believingp. 19
Emotion, Timing, and Celebrationp. 27
Genres: The Vehicles of Experience
The Narrative and Related Formsp. 45
The Character Sketch and Related Formsp. 53
Variations on the Group Studyp. 63
Parables, Metaphors, and Similesp. 75
Expository Preaching and the Combination of Genresp. 89
The Stream of Consciousnessp. 111
Concluding Concerns
The Details of Title and Introductionp. 117
The Holy Spirit and Experiential Encounterp. 121
A Biblical and Psycho-spiritual Rationale for Preaching as Experiential Encounter with the Wordp. 129
A Selected Bibliographyp. 149
Indexp. 151
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