Preaching as Weeping, Confession and Resistance
Radical Responses to Radical Evil
By (author) Christine M. Smith
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Preaching as Weeping, Confession and Resistance by Christine M. Smith
Book DescriptionHow can a person preach a word of hope and faith in a world filled with violence and suffering? Christine Smith says one must encounter and name the evil that oppresses persons in the world--evils such as handicapism, ageism, sexism, heterosexism, white racism, and classism. She argues preaching is an interpretation of our present world and an invitation to a profoundly different world. It is a form of passionate weeping in a universe filled with suffering and oppression; a form of confession where preachers can shape sermons to call our communities to honest reflection; and it is a form of resistance, moving people to actively resist the attitudes and structures of oppression.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780664252168
(229mm x 152mm x 318mm)
Imprint: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1992
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Christine M. Smith
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Author Biography - Christine M. Smith
Christine M. Smith is Professor of Preaching at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities in New Brighton, Minnessota and an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ.
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