Chalice Press

Exorcising Preaching: Crafting Intellectually Honest Worship

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ISBN: 9780827208445
Publisher: Chalice Press
Publication Date: 2014-11-25
Number of pages: 176
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Exorcising Preaching delivers an urgent call to expel unhealthy practices from sermons, liberating the preacher and the people. Nathan C. Walker reflects on ways to replace harmful habits with healing disciplines that reawaken the craft of preaching.

Exorcising Preaching is a result of the lessons Walker and his congregation learned during his seven-year tenure as senior minister and executive director of the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia. The final chapter invites preachers to submit their own exercises to Preachers are encouraged to listen diligently for new ways to exorcise harmful practices and to systematize exercises that enhance the craft of preaching. Enter into collegial dialogue and experience a truth that "all of us are smarter than any one of us."

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