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2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"

 

"Meat, Anxiety, Injustice and the Joker Amidst Class Warfare" : Walter Brueggemann

Walter Brueggemann began our first full day of the Festival of Homiletics 2018 leading worship and preaching on, “Meat, Anxiety, Injustice,” (I Kings 4:20-28; 9:15-19; Luke 12:13-31) with liturgist Brad Froslee at Metropolitan AME Church. Brueggeman explored in his sermon what it means to be a “meat-loving ruler” like Solomon, claiming meat as a status symbol in this story. And like many other status symbols, you tend to be left wanting more. But “not even Solomon, in

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#Homiletics2018 Monday Social Media Highlights

#Homiletics2018 Monday Social Media Highlights

Each day, we will be posting some of the highlights on Facebook and Twitter from the day. Below are the prophetic and powerful quotes/tweets from Monday, May 21st. Search #Homiletics2018 on Twitter and Facebook for more. Or visit our social media pages (Twitter: @FestHomiletics Facebook: www.facebook.com/festhomiletics)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Politics of Pneuma - Festival of Homiletics 2018 Opening Night

Welcome to the 26th Annual Festival of Homiletics in Washington DC!

Last year the Festival founder, David Howell, stepped down from his official position as co-director. Twenty-six years ago, the Festival of Homiletics began as Howell's vision to bring some of the best preachers together to educate and inspire ministers. We needed another strong presence to assist in the creation of the programming, find new voices, and connect with the strong preaching that you have come to expect and have welcomed

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Offering Recipient for #Homiletics2018

An offering will be collected during the 11 a.m. Friday worship service 5/25 with Anna Carter Florence at Metropolitan AME Church. The organization receiving the offering will be Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation. This organization sponsors educational and cultural events in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for children and families in the Washington, D.C., area. A highlight of their recent work is Girls Who Code, a program that teaches girls how to build

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Luther Seminary Alumni Reception!

Luther Seminary Alumni Reception Thursday, May 24, 2018 between 4:30-6:30 PM at the Washington Plaza Hotel on Thomas Circle in the Grand Ballroom. All alumni welcome!

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