A study of various contemporary preaching styles and philosophies. This course helps the student of biblical preaching to consider the practices of different types of sermons in light of the standards of expository biblical preaching. Studies include preaching in the emerging churches, seeker-sensitive churches, new church starts, and traditional sermons with contemporary applications.
This seminar is a study of the facets and factors of evangelistic preaching. Various past and present approaches to evangelistic preaching will be investigated.
An examination of theory and methodologies of biblical preaching. The seminar studies the universal principles of expository preaching in various applications. The seminar helps prepare students to teach preaching at the seminary and university level.
An introduction to the principles and methods of interpretation used by the New Testament writers, the history of hermeneutics, and contemporary approaches to biblical interpretation. Students will use the Greek New Testament to understand principles, methods, and illustrations.
A study of selected lectures and lecturers from a major series of lectures on preaching. Included are the Yale Lectures, the Warrack Lectures, and the Farris Lectures (MABTS).
A historical overview of preaching with a focus on the preachers from biblical days through the Great Awakening. Emphasis is given to major homiletical developments and outstanding personalities.
A historical overview of preaching with a focus on great American preachers of the 20th century. Emphasis is given to major homiletical developments and outstanding personalities.
The study of the preaching task in the context of its theological foundations. Investigations will include the contributions that major theologians have made to preaching and exegetical developments and contemporary theological trends and movements and their effect on preaching.
A comprehensive study of the various philosophies and cultural implications of post-modernism with a specific view of employing the principles of expository preaching in addressing people within that culture.