Item description for Preaching the Psalms by James C. Howell & J. Clinton McCann...
Overview In recent years the church has rediscovered the Psalter as a source of inspiration and language for the praise of God in worship. Yet, in spite of this fact, the Psalms are often neglected in preparing for one of the central acts of worship:preaching. Even among those whose preaching follows the lectionary--with its weekly visit to the Psalter--many preachers assume that other texts will lend themselves better to the task of preaching. J. Clinton McCann and James C. Howell propose to address this perception by demonstrating that the Psalms offer the preacher broad and rich possibilities for the congregation's engagement with Scripture in preaching. The book includes several sample sermons that will further clarify the author's points regarding the Psalms as a source for Christian preaching.
This book is designed to help preachers find and use the riches of the Psalms for preaching.
The authors address the perception that the Psalms often go neglected in preparing for one of the central acts of worship: preaching. McCann and Howell demonstrate that the Psalms offer the preacher broad, rich possibilities for the congregation s engagement with the Scripture. Each chapter concludes with a brief sample."
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.99" Width: 6.03" Height: 0.44" Weight: 0.53 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2001
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
ISBN 0687044995 ISBN13 9780687044993
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More About James C. Howell & J. Clinton McCann
James C. Howell is senior pastor of Myers Park United Methodist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, and adjunct professor of preaching at Duke Divinity School.
James C. Howell currently resides in Charlotte. James C. Howell was born in 1955 and has an academic affiliation as follows - National Youth Gang Center, USA.
James C. Howell has published or released items in the following series...