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Ministry in An Oral Culture

Tex Sample

Ministry in An Oral Culture

Tex Sample

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This book will help pastors educated in the literate culture of academia bridge the cultural gap between them and those in their congregations who verbalize their faith in proverbs and stories. Indeed, recent studies have shown that a large number of Americans, including many in the churches, are not functionally literate. Tex Sample says they live and work in an oral culture.

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This book will help pastors educated in the literate culture of academia bridge the cultural gap between them and those in their congregations who verbalize their faith in proverbs and stories. Tex Sample suggests some implications for preaching, teaching, and counseling and discusses how questions of morality and social change are handled by people who think in terms of communal relationship rather than abstract theory.



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About "Ministry in An Oral Culture"

This book will help pastors educated in the literate culture of academia bridge the cultural gap between them and those in their congregations who verbalize their faith in proverbs and stories. Indeed, recent studies have shown that a large number of Americans, including many in the churches, are not functionally literate. Tex Sample says they live and work in an oral culture.
- Publisher

This book will help pastors educated in the literate culture of academia bridge the cultural gap between them and those in their congregations who verbalize their faith in proverbs and stories. Tex Sample suggests some implications for preaching, teaching, and counseling and discusses how questions of morality and social change are handled by people who think in terms of communal relationship rather than abstract theory.


- Publisher

Meet the Author

Tex Sample

Tex Sample is Robert B. and Kathleen Rogers Professor Emeritus of Church and Society at St. Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, Missouri. He is the author of "Ministry in an Oral Culture: Living with Will Rogers, Uncle Remus, and Minnie Pearl" (WJK).

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 197718
  • Product Code 066425506X
  • EAN 9780664255060
  • Pages 112
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Preaching/sermons
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Mar 1994
  • Dimensions 203 x 156 x 7 mm
  • Weight 0.152kg

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