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9780664258474

The Heart of Black Preaching

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  • ISBN13:

    9780664258474

  • ISBN10:

    0664258476

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-11-01
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Pr

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Summary

LaRue provides important insights on why black preaching is strong and active, and connects with the real-life experiences of listeners. (Christian)

Author Biography

Cleophus J. LaRue, Ph.D. is Francis Landey Patton Associate Professor of Homiletics at Princeton Theological Seminary.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
The Search for Distinctiveness in Black Preachingp. 9
Characteristics of Black Preachingp. 9
Scripture and Life Experiencesp. 13
A Communal Interpretive Strategyp. 16
Dynamics of a Black Biblical Hermeneuticp. 20
The Power Motif in Nineteenth-Century African American Sermonsp. 30
A Hermeneutic of Power in Contemporary African American Sermonsp. 68
The Basic Dynamics of the African American Sermonp. 114
Power and the Sovereign Godp. 114
The Black Sociocultural Contextp. 120
Varieties of Black Experiencep. 123
Sermons
The Sun Do Movep. 131
The Destined Superiority of the Negrop. 138
A Resemblance and a Contrast between the American Negro and the Children of Israel, in Egypt, or the Duty of the Negro to Contend Earnestly for His Rights Guaranteed under the Constitutionp. 147
The Roosevelt-Washington Episode, or Race Prejudicep. 161
Welcome to the Ransomedp. 172
The Brotherhood of Manp. 180
What Makes You So Strong?p. 184
Unexpected Blessingsp. 192
To Tell the Truthp. 200
How to Know You Are in the Kingdomp. 204
Pro-vi-dencep. 212
Bad Black Dude on the Roadp. 216
If Thou Be a Great Peoplep. 223
Notesp. 229
Bibliographyp. 241
Acknowledgments of Copyrighted Materialp. 257
Indexp. 259
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