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Longing to See Your Face : Preaching in a Secular Age (Paperback) (Thomas J. Scirghi)

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Thomas Scirghi, SJ, has trained priests, deacons, and lay ecclesial ministers in the art and theology of preaching for decades. In Longing to See Your Face, he makes his insights and experience accessible to a much wider audience.

            Scirghi begins with a discussion of the purpose of preaching and offers a theological sounding on proclamation, taking up several descriptions of the role of the preacher in relation to the congregation. He also addresses current theological issues for the contemporary preacher. The second part of the book discusses the practical matter of preparing to preach and proposes a method of preparation by following a pattern of reflection, research, writing, and rehearsing. The third part focuses on two specific sacramental celebrations: funeral and weddings.

Number of Pages: 128
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Liturgical Pr
Author: Thomas J. Scirghi
Language: English
Street Date: March 15, 2017
TCIN: 51555766
UPC: 9780814637159
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-1543
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