Kayaking at BdeMakaSka - Photo courtesy of Meet Minneapolis

Festival Blog

2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"


Walter Brueggemann to be interviewed by Anna Carter Florence at the 2013 Festival!

“The task of prophetic ministry is to nurture, nourish and evoke a consciousness and perception alternative to the consciousness and perception of the dominant culture around us.”

Walter Brueggemann

 Walter Brueggemann is an American Protestant Old Testament scholar and theologian and an important figure in Progressive Christianity. Walter Brueggemann is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary. He is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ,

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Nashville One of Top 5 Cities to See in 2013!

Conde Nast Traveler magazine named Nashville one of five cities worldwide to see in 2013. Music City is on the list along with Amsterdam, Seoul, Toronto and New Orleans. "That's impressive. That's very impressive. I'm not surprised, I mean it's like a world-class city," said Karen Isaacson who was visiting Nashville from Chicago.

The magazine noted Nashville's eclectic music scene and the city's evolving food scene as reasons for making the list. "You aspire to be included on a

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Festival of Homiletics Travels from Atlanta to Nashville

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2012 Festival of Homiletics in Atlanta, Georgia. It was a wonderful week filled with inspirational messages delivered by outstanding preachers and professors of homiletics. Peachtree Road United Methodist Church warmly welcomed our participants, as did the Historic Buckhead Theater and Ebenezer Baptist Church. Over five beautiful spring days we experienced the history, beauty and culture of Atlanta as we gathered to listen to inspiring sermons and lectures while

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