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The Sermon Under Attack

Klaas Runia


Exeter: The Paternoster Press, 1983. Pbk. ISBN. 0853643415. pp.110.

© 1983 Paternoster Publishing - reproduced by permission.

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Runia: The Sermon Under AttackPreaching has traditionally been regarded as one of the most important and fruitful of church activities, And Klaas Runia, who was Professor of Theology at the Reformed Seminary, Kampen, in the Nederlands, belongs to a branch of the church that attaches a special importance to the ministry of the Word.

The effectiveness of preaching is increasingly being called into question and Professor Runia takes these criticisms very seriously. After examining them he considers the true nature of preaching and discusses the different ways in which a sermon may be put together.

The conclusions he draws are tested with reference to the practice of prophets and evangelists in the Bible. An Appendix, "Women in the Pulpit?" presents a distinctive viewpoint. Thoroughly biblical, these Moore Colege Lectures are rooted in the realities of today's world.

[From the back cover]

  PrefaceView in PDF format pdf
1.

Contemporary CriticismsView in PDF format pdf

2. What Really is Preaching?View in PDF format pdf
3. Preaching and the BibleView in PDF format pdf
4. Preaching and the Situation of the ListenerView in PDF format pdf
5.

Relevant PreachingView in PDF format pdf

 

Appendix: Women in the Pulpit?View in PDF format pdf

  Index of PersonsView in PDF format pdf
   
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