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Holy Attention

Preaching in today's church

Holy Attention

Preaching in today's church

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Publisher: Canterbury Press Norwich
ISBN: 9781786221650
Published: 30/08/2019

With the growing, renewed attention to the art of preaching, this timely collection from the influential Littlemore Group of theologians explores the role of this vital ministry in today's Church.

Experienced contributors from a wide range of backgrounds - catholic, evangelical and liberal - weave together theology, anecdote and reflection on practice as they share their passion for preaching.

Each one is noted for their attentiveness to the poetry of the spoken word in preaching, and the practical challenges and pitfalls of this central activity of public worship.

Chapters include:

* The Joy and Terror of Preaching
* The Power of Language
* Localizing the Gospel
* Attentiveness to the Word
* The Sermon as Sacrament
* Genres of Preaching

Contributors include Rachel Mann, Paula Gooder, Donna Lazenby, Sr Judith SLG, Edmund Newey, Anderson Jeremiah and Joel Love.

Frances Ward, Richard Sudworth, Paula Gooder

Richard Sudworth is National Inter-Religious Affairs Adviser for the Church of England. Frances Ward was formerly Dean of St Edmundsbury.