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2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"



Incomparable Phyllis Tickle to lecture at the 2013 Festival

“I do not judge anyone who hears my words and yet does not keep them, for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.” - The Words of Jesus: A Gospel of the Sayings of Our Lord with Reflections by Phyllis Tickle

Phyllis Tickle

Phyllis Tickle, founding editor of the Religion Department of PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, the international journal of the book industry, is frequently quoted in print sources, electronic media, and innumerable blogs and web sites.  Tickle is an authority on religion in America and a much sought after lecturer on the subject. In addition to lectures and numerous essays, articles, and interviews, Tickle is the author of over two dozen books in religion and spirituality, most recently Emergence Christianity-What It Is, Where It Is Going, and Why It Matters, The Great Emergence, How Christianity is Changing and Why and The Words of Jesus, A Gospel of the Sayings of Our Lord.  She is also the author of the notable and popular The Divine Hours series of manuals for observing fixed-hour prayer. Tickle is a founding member of The Canterbury Roundtable, and serves now, as she has in the past, on a number of advisory and corporate boards. A lay Eucharistic minister and lector in the Episcopal Church, she is the mother of seven children and, with her physician-husband, makes her home on a small farm in Lucy, Tennessee.

Come hear the incomparable Phyllis Tickle speak at the 2013 Festival of Homiletics as she prepares to leave the public stage to concentrate on her writing. We are excited she has agreed to join us this year in Nashville – her lecture is sure to entertain and inspire you.

To learn more about Phyllis Tickle watch her video on "The Great Emergence".

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