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Preaching of Jesus: Gospel Proclamation, Then and Now
Using the findings of historical Jesus studies, William Brosend asks, what is the rhetoric that characterized the preaching of Jesus in the Synoptic Gospels, and how may today's preaching benefit from it? This book for preachers and students of preaching helps the reader see four distinct aspects of the rhetoric of Jesus: dialogical (preaching in response to challenges and ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by Westminster John Knox Press
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While I am not a professional preacher, I enjoy preaching when the spirit moves me, and have done so about a dozen times or more in the last 10 years. This book has some provocative points--especially about self-reference in preaching.
Dr. William F. Brosend II is a priest of the Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky and serves as Professor of Homiletics at Sewanee, University of the South. Brosend divides his research and writing interests between homiletics and the New Testament.