Item description for Preacher and His Audience: Studies in Early Christian and Byzantine Homiletics (New History of the Sermon) by Mary Cunningham Corran & Pauline Allen...
This is a collection of 13 studies on Greek-speaking preachers and audiences in a period from the beginning of the 2nd Century AD to the beginning of the 10th century. The studies cover themes including the identity of Greek-speaking preachers, the circumstances of delivery, the different genres of homiletic, the adaptation of the tropes of Classical rhetoric by Christian preachers, the subject-matter of sermons, exegetical approaches, the preparation, redaction and transmission of sermons, the audiences for sermons and their composition, the location and circumstances of preaching, and the interaction between preacher and audience. Each chapter is accompanied by a summary bibliography of the most important primary source and secondary literature.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 7" Height: 10" Weight: 1.8 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1998
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004106812 ISBN13 9789004106819