Item description for Preaching to Every Pew by James R. Nieman & Thomas G. Rogers...
Overview The growing cultural diversity of American society is mirrored in the pews and parishes of mainline denominations and represents a dynamic challenge to the effective proclamation of the gospel on Sunday mornings. Preaching to Every Pew, based on extensive field research, takes on the challenge of preaching in such a context. The authors map an approach to culture from four signifigant perspectives: ethnicity, class, displacement, and religious beliefs. They describe the signifigant ways in which culture influences human beings, detail how cultural influences affect and complicate communication in general and preaching in particular, and then recommend practical strategies for improving communication in culturally diverse settings. Preaching to Every Pew is an invaluable aid to pastors and seminaries yearning for more effective ways to proclaim the gospel.
Publishers Description The growing cultural diversity of American society is mirrored in the pews and parishes of mainline denominations and represents a dynamic challenge to the effective proclamation of the gospel on both Sunday mornings and in parish educational venues. When people from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds listen to the same sermon, it is more than likely that they will not "hear" the same message. Preaching to Every Pew, based on extensive field research, takes on the challenge of preaching in such a context. Valuable both as a seminary text and as a text to help practicing pastor "re-tool" for more effective proclamation of the gospel.
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Studio: Fortress Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.11" Width: 6.05" Height: 0.42" Weight: 0.63 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2001
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
ISBN 0800632435 ISBN13 9780800632434
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More About James R. Nieman & Thomas G. Rogers
James R. Nieman is professor of practical theology at Hartford Seminary, Hartford, Connecticut and an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
James R. Nieman was born in 1956.
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