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In the Reformation church sermonizing in the nave gave particular meaning to the term "auditory" church.
The Decameron discloses a crisis in the exemplum tradition between conventional sermonizing and a heightened sense of clerical frailty, and responds by showing a new way of narrating moral problems to a sceptical readership.
Roos: I think if you're sermonizing, your bigger problem is that you bite as a writer.
Chesebrough briefly sketches Parker's life and describes his sermonizing and lecturing on theology, ecclesiastical reform, commerce, public education, slavery, sectionalism, and war.
There is neither sermonizing nor moralizing in these articles.
The agency said at least half of the programming at educational stations must be educational and that worship services and sermonizing would not count as educational.
Seminary training for clergy is optional; clergy and congregants usually dress informally; pastors who tend to be "understated, humble, and self-revealing," engage in Bible-centered teaching rather than topical sermonizing.
As she found it the book was about one thousand pages long, rambling, disjointed, filled with Christian sermonizing, and generally pretty poor history.
He follows this with a chapter devoted to sermonizing against American Protestant gnosticism.
Subercaseaux makes these points with grace and style, without sermonizing.
Its blend of Scottish ghoulishness and brisk sermonizing is presented in Shakespearean rhythms with a certain natural cheerfulness.
Not that Kieslowski has any simple thesis -- any more than he was sermonizing in "The Decalogue," his 10 short films made for Polish TV and loosely based on the Ten Commandments (and, shockingly, still not released for North American distribution).