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Our student body is not only ethnically diverse, it is also boasts a variety of faith backgrounds.

Our student body is not only ethnically diverse, it is also boasts a variety of faith backgrounds.

Intro. to Preaching

Details

Program Masters
Field of Study Ministry
Class# MWP 315
Instructor Kapp, Deborah, Lindstrom, Joanne
Offered Spring 2017
Start Date 2.8.2017
End Date 5.8.2017
Time 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Day Wed

This introductory course draws upon biblical, traditional and contemporary resources to help Christians to voice the gospel within Christian Communities and in the world. Preaching will be understood from a vast array of practices, performances and interpretations in deep relation to Biblical exegesis, local contexts, social groups, theologies, histories, inter-faith relations, and worship. We will be attentive to the ways in which preachers develop a theology of proclamation for such times as these. This course will help students to prepare a sermon and become preachers who are able to connect preaching/proclamation with what is going on in the world today. Class sessions will be divided in two periods: one designed for discussions of texts and all that pertains to the task of preaching; and one designed for a diverse set of practices. Students will preach in different settings and address real/imaginary occasions, developing skills to preach with and without manuscripts.