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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

"Preaching and Politics"

 

Speakers

Speaker Profile: Rolf Jacobson

Bio

Known for his humor and passion for the Old Testament, Rolf Jacobson appears weekly on two preaching podcasts: "Sermon Brainwave" and "I Love to Tell the Story."  His latest book, on which he collaborated with Beth Tanner and Nancy deClaisse-Walford, is the Psalms  commentary in the New International Commentary on the Old Testament series (Eerdmans, 2014).  His works also include “Crazy Talk: A Not-So-Stuffy Dictionary of Theological Terms” (Augsburg Fortress, 2008) and Invitation to the Psalms (Baker, 2013).  He also leads an old-time band, "The Fleshpots of Egypt," who lead "beer and hymns" evenings where all songs are sung in the keys of G and D.

Festival Schedule

May 13th - 8:30am - St. Paul's Lutheran and Roman Catholic Community of Faith - Workshop: Intro to Narrative Lectionary

May 14th - 10:45am - St. Paul's Lutheran and Roman Catholic Community of Faith - Workshop: Preaching the Narrative Lectionary

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