The Story of Narrative Preaching

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  • Paperback
  • 244 pages
  • The Story of Narrative Preaching
  • Mike Graves
  • English
  • 23 March 2018
  • 1620328739

About the Author: Mike Graves

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The Story of Narrative Preaching Forty years ago the one thing that could be said about sermons was they were biblical Unfortunately, they were sometimes tedious too Narrative preaching aimed to fix that, advocating for a dynamic experience of the text over against a static lecture Preaching could be like the parables of Jesus, intriguing and compelling The Story of Narrative Preaching is the story of seven students who are enrolled in Professor Freeman s preaching course Once a new trend, narrative preaching is now older than most of them As Professor Freeman notes, two things went wrong with narrative styles over time the church became biblically and theologically illiterate, and the promised stress on experience didn t always measure up to the weight of the gospel Readers are invited to sit in on the class, to reflect on the expositional nature of preaching and to experience the stories of some modern storytellers Flannery O Connor, Alice Walker, and others to see what they might teach us about narratives of depth In the end we discover what may be the most important word in preaching. Read The Story of Narrative Preaching author Mike Graves – johndore.co.uk

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7 thoughts on “The Story of Narrative Preaching

  1. Robert D. Cornwall says:

    In recent decades there has been a concerted effort to revitalize preaching and even theological discourse through the reclaiming of narrative Much of the Bible takes the form of narrative, but too often we have turned narrative or story into propositions One of the foremost developers of narrative or inductive preaching was Fred Craddock Among those who have embraced narrative preaching and have done it well is Mike Graves, who succeeded Eugene L Lowry as preaching professor at Kansas Cit In recent decades there has been a concerted effort to revitalize preaching and even theological discourse through the reclaiming of narrative Much of the Bible takes the form of narrative, but too often we have turned narrative or story into propositions One of the foremost developers of narrative or inductive preaching was Fred Craddock Among those who have embraced narrative preaching and have done it well is Mike Graves, who succeeded Eugene L Lowry as preaching professor at Kansas City s St Paul School of Theology Lowry was another innovator in inductive preaching Mike has written widely on preaching, but in this book, in which he explores the dynamics of narrative preaching he takes the bold step of using narrative to communicate the values and principles of narrative preaching In the book Mike creates a fictional version of hi...