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Thus, by offering a historical and theological analysis of Barth's preaching classroom in Bonn, Hancock offers an important contribution both to the fields of practical theology in its homiletical theories and to ethics, systematics, and historical theologies in their retrieval of Barth's theology as witness in proclamation, life, and service to the church.
Chauvet's structure and homiletical theory, and the homiletic of Paul Scott Wilson illustrate in turn concept and practice.
Anyone who ever heard one of Millard Fuller's presentations received the benefit of some of the best homiletical work done by a lay Baptist person.
Osborne describes this process as follows: "The hermeneutical process culminates not in the results of exegesis (centering on the original meaning of the text) but in the homiletical process (centering on the significance of the Word for the life of the Christian today).
Poetic or homiletical adaptation of prophetic style might account for such elements as first-person divine speech.
Yet the specific emphasis on atoning for Christian idolatry is evident in Sephardi homiletical material, for instance, in Abraham Pereyra's La Certeza del Camino (1666), Sixth Tractate, Second Chapter, which assails "the miserable life of those who follow idolatry" in the vain hope that they will avoid inquisitorial scrutiny.
Harvard chaplain Peter Gomes dispenses liberal theology with a homiletical flourish in his bestselling books on the Bible and the "good life.
His homiletical approach is not extraordinary for evangelical preachers, black or white, who were always taught, as the popular injunction had it, to "start low, go slow, rise higher, catch fire, wax warm, quit strong.
Each page contains the Masoretic Hebrew text of Leningrad Manuscript B19A, an authorized Jewish Publication Society translation, a commentary that explains the Biblical text as it was understood by its first audience in antiquity, a homiletical commentary that applies the ancient text to current realities, and when appropriate how the Conservative Committee on Jewish Law and Standards applies Biblical passages in contemporary times.
What Stern calls the "straightforward homiletical interpretation" (Parables 239) of Psalms 71:19 is made gradually more and more complex with the introduction of mythic texts from Ezekiel that are themselves obscure, almost impenetrable.
Ibn Ezra belongs very much to the philological school of exegesis, that is, he is much more interested in the literal meaning of the Bible, peshat, than in homiletical exposition, derash.
The power Janie acquires through appropriating homiletical discourse is comparable to the autonomy she gains through the practice of naming, unnaming, and renaming described in Sigrid King's "Power, Naming, and Their Eyes Were Watching God.