#Pentecostal #Theology of #Preaching

Written for pastors, students, and scholars, this work provides ample resources for anyone who wishes to examine the theology of Pentecostal preaching.

Authored by Lee Roy Martin

From the beginning of the movement until now Pentecostalism has relied heavily upon its preachers-preachers both old and young, male and female, ordained and lay, educated and uneducated. Although preaching has been an important aspect of Pentecostal life and practice, few works have been written on Pentecostal preaching, and fewer still have been written from an academic standpoint. This volume, though not claiming to be comprehensive, begins to meet the need for scholarly reflection upon this important topic. In this multi-authored work, leading Pentecostal theologians come together to construct a contemporary model for the theology and practice of Pentecostal preaching. The writers take into account Pentecostalism’s history, theology, ethos, diversity, and global expressions as they offer a distinctive theological vision for Pentecostal preaching.

Chapters include the following: A Pentecostal Theology of the Call to Preach – Frank Macchia; The Ecclesial Dimension of Preaching – William Kay; The Holy Spirit and Pentecostal Preaching – John Gordy; A New Testament Apologetic for Women Preachers – John Christopher Thomas; A Theological Apologetic for Women Preachers – Lisa Stephenson; African-American Women Preachers – Antoinette Alvarado; Latino Theology of Pentecostal Preaching – Sammy Alfaro; Pentecostal Social Justice Preaching – David Daniels; Pentecostal Preaching as a Theological Event – Murray W. Dempster; Preaching and the Sanctified Imagination: The Spirit, The Text and The Imaginary World – Eric Williams; Transfiguring Preaching: Proclamation and Theosis – Chris E. W. Green; From Proclamation to Incarnation: Preaching, Worship, and Christoformation – Daniela C. Augustine; Bishop J.H. King and the Theology and Practice of Pentecostal Preaching – Tony Moon; Technology and Preaching – Leah Payne; A Critique of Emerging Homiletics – Rick Wadholm; Pentecostal Preaching as Prophetic Speech – Lee Roy Martin; and Pentecostal Homiletic: A Convergence of History, Theology, and Worship – Joseph Byrd.

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