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2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"



Anna Carter Florence to host a dialogue with Walter Brueggemann in Nashville

"This is the one thing the preacher can do that no one else can do: the preacher can bear the announcement of life to the community, describe that life within the context of the gospel story, and encourage the being-found community to celebrate around the Lord's Table."  – Anna Carter Florence

Anna Carter Florence

Anna Carter Florence is Peter Marshall Associate Professor of Homiletics at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia.  She received her M.Div. and Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary.  Her recent publications include Inscribing the Text: Recent Sermons by Walter Brueggemann editor (2004) and Put Away Your Sword!: Taking the Torture Out of the Sermon, in What's the Matter With Preaching Now? (2004) Dr. Florence is interested in historical, theological, aesthetic, and performative dimensions of preaching and the ways preaching engages other fields and different traditions. Her research focuses on testimony, feminist theology, the role of experience in preaching, and the history of preaching women.

Be sure to catch Anna Carter Florence as she hosts a dialogue with Walter Bruggemann at the 2013 Festival of Homiletics. It is sure to be an enlightening, as well as entertaining evening!

Preaching Moment 238: Anna Carter Florence

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