Synopses & Reviews
In the interest of providing exemplary models of sermons, the editors have compiled examples that display excellence in form, aim, style, and content. Developed and delivered by renowned pastors, theologians, and homileticians, the thirty-six entries in this volume include sermons that make artful use of sources, pursue classic aims, and...
Table of Contents
The sources of the sermon : The magnificent defeat / Frederick Buechner -- Beginning at the end / Barbara Brown Taylor -- The Pharisee and the Tax Collector / Jurgen Moltmann -- Have you ever heard John preach? / Fred B. Craddock -- Raging faith / Douglas E. Nelson -- Parables and children's sermons / Susan Plocher Thomas -- From the sixteenth floor / Charles L. Rice -- Of children and streets and the kingdom / Elizabeth Achtemeier -- The aims of the sermon : Jesus is victor / Karl Barth -- The weight of glory / C. S. Lewis -- You are accepted / Paul Tillich -- What time is it? / William H. Willimon -- The importance of doubting our doubts / Harry Emmerson Fosdick -- Life is a gift / John Claypool -- The Rueben option / Allan Boesak -- Blindness / John R. Fry -- The cult of the Publican / William Muehl -- The power of promises / Lewis B. Smedes.