Delivering the Word: Preaching and Exegesis in the Western by William John Lyons,Isabella Sandwell

By William John Lyons,Isabella Sandwell

Biblical texts were used continually in sermons all through Christian background. Preachers have reworked the texts into an aural adventure, utilizing them to evangelize, teach, edify, exhort, or perhaps terrify, their audiences. Sermons have enabled Scripture to be communicated to humans from quite a lot of social backgrounds. 'Delivering the note' examines the facility of preaching and its reception throughout millennia of homilies: from St Paul, Origen, Chrysostom, Augustine and Hildegard of Bingen to Jonathan Edwards, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Aimee Semple McPherson, and Chris mind. In its exploration of the effect of the sermon at the interpretation of Scripture, 'Delivering the observe' might be of curiosity to scholars of biblical and spiritual studies.

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