Homiletics

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1991 - Religion - 136 pages

In this complete and valuable version of his Homiletics, renowned theologian Karl Barth's offers his thoughts on sermon preparation, including his understanding of the way in which the preacher should interpret scripture. Translated by Donald E. Daniels and renowned Barth translator Geoffrey W. Bromiley, this book presents lecture materials from seminars in Bonn from 1932 to 1933.

 

Contents

FOREWORD by David G Buttrick
7
PREFACE by Geoffrey W Bromiley
13
The Nature of the Sermon
19
An Attempt at a New Definition
44
Actual Preparation of the Sermon
91
The Spontaneous Active Function
101
Actual Situation of the Text
111
Writing the Sermon
119
The Problem of Language
128
POSTSCRIPT by GŁnter Seyfferth
135
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About the author (1991)

Karl Barth (1886-1968) was Professor of Theology at the University of Basel, Switzerland. One of the greatest theologians and preachers of the twentieth century, he is best known for his monumental systematic theology, Church Dogmatics.

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