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The Reading and Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian Church is a multivolume study by Hughes Oliphant Old that canvasses the history of preaching from the words of Moses at Mount Sinai through modern times. In Volume 1, The Biblical Period, Old begins his survey by discussing the roots of the Christian ministry of the Word in the worship of Israel. H ...more
Kindle Edition, 383 pages
Published February 11th 1998 by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
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H.O. Old's work is very good; you can see the weathered features of many painstaking, tedious, and diligent hours of study, thought, and prayer. This is no slip-shod work. Full of very rich and well documented historical insights, all presented in a manner that is very accessible to most readers.

The wisdom & insight here is very helpful. The main thrust is to show that preaching is worship, and has been a part of the worship of God's people from the beginning. It is not isolated to the 1950s, bu
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Dr. Hughes Oliphant Old was the John H. Leith Professor of Reformed Theology and Worship at Erskine Theological Seminary and Dean of the Institute for Reformed Worship. He was a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary and studied at the University of Tübingen, the Protestant Theological Faculty of Paris, the Institute Catholique of Paris, and the University of Basel. He completed a D. théol. at ...more

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