Preaching Liberation

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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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Contents

Telling It Like It Is From Liberation to Transformation
8
Preaching and the Language of Liberation and Prophecy
13
Preaching and the Kingdom of God
15
Preaching in Context
16
The Centrality of Theology in Preaching
21
How I Got Over
22
God Is Liberator
24
Jesus and the Church
27
Preaching as Contextual Hermeneutics
72
Preaching as Linguistic Play
73
Challenge and Conflict Preaching and the Black Male
75
Understanding the Status and Destiny of the Black Male
77
Education and the Black Male
80
Education Reform and the Black Male
82
Tracking or Homogeneous Ability Grouping in Education
83
Crime and Delinquency among Black Males
85

Jesus the Liberator and Transformer
30
Who Is the Holy Spirit according to Scripture?
32
Preaching and the Holy Spirit
34
Conclusion
36
Preaching out of Season The Centrality of History and Culture in Preaching
37
Slave Preaching
38
The African Connection
43
Turner Garnett and Jasper
44
Contextual Theology of Preaching Liberation
50
Prototypal Preaching and Worship for Liberation
52
Preaching to the Disinherited
55
Beginning with the Word Hermeneutics and the Centrality of Preaching
57
Liberation Hermeneutics
59
The Nexus between Style and Substance
62
The Philosophical Approach to Preaching
66
From Nommo to Logos
70
Health and Employment of the Black Male
86
Preaching the Liberating Truth to the People
87
Two Sermons The Brotherhood ConnectionGenesis 37128
89
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94
Summary
97
Pressing toward the Mark Meaning and Method in Textual Preaching
98
Textual Preaching
100
From Torment to Tranquillity A Sermon Fragment
107
Divine Deliverance A Sermon Fragment
110
Summary
113
Notes
114
Annotated Bibliography
124
Index
128
Scripture Index
135
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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.

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