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Preaching Church

Preaching Church

by Vincent J Pastro

This book proposes a theology of preaching from the perspective of the poor. Traditional homiletic methodology concentrates on the "how" of preaching. Pastro maintains that the real question for a renewal of preaching is theological, the "who" of the preaching. The center of the "who" is the Triune God living in the poor community.… Read more…

Enflamed by the Sacramental Word: Preaching and the Imagination of the Poor

Enflamed by the Sacramental Word: Preaching and the Imagination of the Poor

by Vincent J Pastro

Christian proclamation, says Dietrich Bonhoeffer, is the living Christ walking among the people. Preachers know that Jesus is the living Word, and that the Spirit of Jesus animates the preaching event. Preaching is an epiclesis, an invocation of the Holy Spirit over God's holy people. As such, it must touch their imagination. Pastro proposes that preachi… Read more…