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PRODUCT TITLE CONFESSING JESUS CHRIST - PREACHING IN A POSTMODERN WORLD
ISBN NUMBER 9780802849830
CATEGORY TYPE SERMONS & PREACHING
AUTHOR/EDITOR DAVID J. LOSE
PUBLISHER EERDMANS
PRODUCT Type. Books
Summary NA
FORMAT SOFTCOVER
SELLING PRICE $45.00*
*price before member's discount

DESCRIPTION

With its relentless insistence that there is no reality beyond that which we construct, postmodern thought questions the presuppositions of many disciplines, including homiletics. Offering a lively description of the postmodern worldview and its implications for Christian faith, Confessing Jesus Christ by David Lose teaches preachers how to rise to the challenges posed by our postmodern world.
 
Few if any books on preaching offer such a comprehensive investigation of postmodern thought or yield such a wealth of insights for relevant Christian proclamation. Significantly, Lose sees postmodernism not primarily as an obstacle to the church but as an opportunity for it to stand once again on faith alone rather than on attempts to prove the faith. According to Lose, preaching that seeks to be both faithful to the Christian tradition and responsive to our pluralistic, postmodern context is best understood as the public practice of confessing faith in Jesus Christ. He explores the practical implications of a confessional homiletic for preaching and also provides concrete methods for preparing sermons that meaningfully bridge biblical texts and contemporary congregations.