P530A&B Preaching and Public Proclamation

This course prepares students to proclaim the good news of the gospel in and beyond the pulpit.  Students of every level of experience will learn and sharpen the skills necessary for the preparation and delivery of sermons that are faithful, creative, and transformative.  The course explores theories and practices of preaching with particular emphases on the interpretation of texts and contexts, theologies of proclamation, and listener engagement. Includes the preaching of sermons and the delivery of public addresses in small workshop groups. Prerequisite: P150 Scripture Reading Practicum. The A Section is designed for residential learners. The B Section is a hybrid section limited to 12 students that is intended to meet the needs of commuting students, who will be given priority in registration.

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