We Speak Because We Have First Been Spoken : A Grammar of the Preaching Life

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  • Copyright: 2009-11-10
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
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What Kind of Christian Wisdom and Character are required to hear and speak the Word of God with authenticity? How does the person of the preacher - his or her spiritual life, moral formation, wisdom, and virtue - affect the spoken sermon?

Author Biography

Michael Pasquarello III is the Granger E. and Anna A. Fisher Professor of Preaching at Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky. His other books include sacred Rhetoric: Preaching as a Theological and Pastoral Practice of the Church and Christian Preaching: A Trinitarian Theology of Proclamation.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vi
Introduction: We Speak Because We Have First Been Spokenp. 1
Speaking with Integrityp. 17
The Preaching Life as Exemplary Wisdomp. 41
Thomas Aquinas and the Dominicans: Ordering the "Preaching Life"p. 65
Homiletical Happiness: The Joy of Preachingp. 89
Preaching as the Practice of Wisdomp. 113
The Grammar of the Preaching Lifep. 137
Indexp. 153
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