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Claiming Theology in the Pulpit

Burton CooperJohn S Mcclure

Claiming Theology in the Pulpit

Burton CooperJohn S Mcclure

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This work reflects and encapsulates several years of experience as team-teachers of a course designed to integrate critical theological thinking and preaching. They have developed a unique theological profile that helps the preacher be more aware of not only the broad theological tradition of his church, but also his or her particular appropriation of the approaches and emphases within that tradition.;The book is in two parts* the first categorizes the theological profile and the second suggests specific ways that this profile can be used as a tool to become more theologically intentional in his or her preaching.

- Publisher Encapsulating years of experience integrating critical theological thinking with the preaching task, Claiming Theology in the Pulpit will be a welcomed resource to both preachers and students. Through the use of a theological profile. Cooper and McClure help preachers become more aware of not only the broad theological traditions of the church but of their own particular theological appropriations. Part I of the book lays out the eight categories of the theological profile, offering a worksheet for readers to identify in summary fashion their own theological position. Part II suggests specific ways that preachers can use the profile as a tool to become more theologically intentional in their preaching.

- Publisher John S. McClure is Charles G. Finney Professor of Homiletics at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Nashville, Tennessee. He is President of the Academy of Homiletics, a member of the Editorial Board for the journal Homiletic, and an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

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About "Claiming Theology in the Pulpit"

This work reflects and encapsulates several years of experience as team-teachers of a course designed to integrate critical theological thinking and preaching. They have developed a unique theological profile that helps the preacher be more aware of not only the broad theological tradition of his church, but also his or her particular appropriation of the approaches and emphases within that tradition.;The book is in two parts* the first categorizes the theological profile and the second suggests specific ways that this profile can be used as a tool to become more theologically intentional in his or her preaching.
- Publisher

Encapsulating years of experience integrating critical theological thinking with the preaching task, Claiming Theology in the Pulpit will be a welcomed resource to both preachers and students. Through the use of a theological profile. Cooper and McClure help preachers become more aware of not only the broad theological traditions of the church but of their own particular theological appropriations. Part I of the book lays out the eight categories of the theological profile, offering a worksheet for readers to identify in summary fashion their own theological position. Part II suggests specific ways that preachers can use the profile as a tool to become more theologically intentional in their preaching.
- Publisher

John S. McClure is Charles G. Finney Professor of Homiletics at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Nashville, Tennessee. He is President of the Academy of Homiletics, a member of the Editorial Board for the journal Homiletic, and an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
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Meet the Authors

Burton Cooper

Burton Z. Cooper, Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, lives in Vermont and worships at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

John S Mcclure

John S. McClure is Charles G. Finney Professor of Homiletics at the Divinity School of Vanderbilt University.

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  • Catalogue Code 201731
  • Product Code 0664227023
  • EAN 9780664227029
  • Pages 139
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Preaching/sermons
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Nov 2003
  • Dimensions 227 x 160 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.281kg

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