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Proclamation and Theology

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This first volume in the Abingdon Press series Horizons in Theology addresses the major concerns and questions for preaching as it intersects with theology. William H. Willimon, recognized as one of today's master interpreters of the theology and practice of preaching, explains why, in the words of the Second Helvetic Confession, "The preaching of the word of God is the Wo ...more
Paperback, 106 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Abingdon Press
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Douglas Wilson
I found this book very helpful. Willimon is writing from a different place theologically, but his observations here were very shrewd and biblically grounded. A lot of good food for preachers here.
Offers good perspective on preaching, reminding me of its importance and supernatural endowment
Christopher Smith
Probably the best book on preaching I've ever read. Not a practical guidebook like some others but a theological framework for the task of preaching. It's blown my mind on more than a few occasions.
Glen O'Brien
You can read my review of this in Crucible online theology journal:
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William Henry Willimon is a bishop in the United Methodist Church who currently serves in North Alabama. One of America's best known preachers, he formerly served as Dean of the Chapel at Duke University and taught at Duke Divinity School.
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