Preaching and Imagination Paperback
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Kate Bruce proclaims dull sermons are dead! Perk up your Sunday mornings with a theology of imagination.
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Preaching and Imagination
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It has been said that the day of the sermon is over. Kate Bruce argues that the day of the poorly conceived, ill prepared, dull, disconnected, boring, irrelevant, authoritarian, yawn-inducing, patronizing, pontificating, pointless and badly delivered sermon, is indeed over.
Imagination can help to engage the hearer in a sermon which seeks to evoke rather than to inform. Imagination frames how we see the world and ourselves in it. As such it has a vital role in how preachers see the preaching task itself, which in turn affects how we go about the task.
A theology of imagination is presented to demonstrate the central importance of imagination in the life of faith. Allied to this is an analysis of the sacramental nature of preaching and the role of imagination in enabling the "aha, now I get it" moment of sacramental 'seeing-as'.
Connected to enabling new seeing, preaching in the lyrical voice is defined and discussed along with the importance of preachers shaping sermons for the ear.
Preaching and Imagination by Kate Bruce was published by SCM Press in September 2015 and is our 6491st best seller. The ISBN for Preaching and Imagination is 9780334053194.
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|Page last updated||13th May 2017|
|Author / Artist||Kate Bruce|
|Publisher||SCM Press (September 2015)|
|Number of Pages||256|