Practical advice for preachers everywhere. written out of long experience and deep learning. Homilists will welcome its advice about language, the role of the imagination, preaching and prophecy, the liturgical setting of the preached word, social justice.
Table of Contents
Prelude 1 (2)
The Word Made Flesh Today 3 (14)
Does Language Make a Difference?
Sir, We Would Like to See Jesus 17 (12)
Preaching As Imagining
Shudder, You Complacent Ones 29 (13)
Ancient Prophet and Modern Preacher
The Lord Opened the Mouth of the Ass 42 (12)
The View from the Pew
Lord, Teach us How to...Preach 54 (24)
From Study to Proclamation
Thus Says The Lord 78 (12)
The Word Forms the Preacher
In Season and out of Season 90 (18)
What Shall I Preach About?
Do This in Memory of Me 108(11)
The Homily As Liturgy
Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters 119(20)
Preaching the Just Word
Of Their Race is the Christ 139(20)
How To Preach about the Jews
So Sarah Laughed 159(14)
Humor in the Holy of Holies?
What Shall a Man Give in Exchange? 173(19)
The Cost of Preaching
Lord, To Whom Shall We Go? 192(25)
Masters Who Just Might Help
Index of Subjects
Index of Persons