Fortress Press, 1995 - 136 pages
For all preachers who take seriously the church's role as a catalyst of social and spiritual transformation, James Harris advocates the salient features of liberation preaching, especially as exemplified in black-church settings.
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Preaching and the Kingdom of God
Preaching in Context
The Centrality of Theology in Preaching
How I Got Over
God Is Liberator
Jesus and the Church
Preaching as Contextual Hermeneutics
Preaching as Linguistic Play
Challenge and Conflict Preaching and the Black Male
Understanding the Status and Destiny of the Black Male
Education and the Black Male
Education Reform and the Black Male
Tracking or Homogeneous Ability Grouping in Education
Crime and Delinquency among Black Males
Jesus the Liberator and Transformer
Who Is the Holy Spirit according to Scripture?
Preaching and the Holy Spirit
Preaching out of Season The Centrality of History and Culture in Preaching
The African Connection
Turner Garnett and Jasper
Contextual Theology of Preaching Liberation
Prototypal Preaching and Worship for Liberation
Preaching to the Disinherited
Beginning with the Word Hermeneutics and the Centrality of Preaching
The Nexus between Style and Substance
The Philosophical Approach to Preaching
From Nommo to Logos
Health and Employment of the Black Male
Preaching the Liberating Truth to the People
Two Sermons The Brotherhood ConnectionGenesis 37128
Pressing toward the Mark Meaning and Method in Textual Preaching
From Torment to Tranquillity A Sermon Fragment
Divine Deliverance A Sermon Fragment
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Page 8 - Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.
Page 8 - The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.