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The most recent installment in Brills a brand new background of the Sermon sequence deals leading edge stories of sacred rhetoric within the 19th century. the 3 sectionsTheory and Theology, Sermon and Society within the British Empire, and Sermon and Society in Americacontain a complete of 16 essays on such issues as biblical feedback, Charles Darwin, the Oxford circulation, the Womans Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), English Catholicism, sermon-novels, and the slave exchange on each side of the Atlantic. a number of traditions are represented, together with the Anglican and Presbyterian church buildings, English nonconformity, Judaism, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, making this a compilation that would entice a variety of preachers, historians, literary students, and scholars of the rhetorical tradition.Contributors are Miriam Elizabeth Burstein, Thomas J. Carmody, sunrise Coleman, Robert H. Ellison, Joseph Evans, Keith A. Francis, Brian Jackson, Dorothy Lander, Thomas H. Olbricht, Carol Poster, Mirela Saim, Jessica Sheetz-Nguyen, Bob Tennant, David M. Timmerman, Tamara S. Wagner, and John Wolffe.

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Gresley (New York, 1844), pp. 320–24. 51 Skinner, Tractarians, p. 161. , 1976), pp. 40–41; John Henry Blunt, Directorium Pastorale: The Principles and Practice of Pastoral Work in the Church of England (London, 1880), p. ” p. 127; Charles Marriott, The Church’s Method of Communicating Divine Truth. A Lecture Delivered at the Diocesan College, Chichester, at the Opening of Lent Term, 1841 (Chichester, 1841), p. 19. 53 “Editors’ Introduction,” in Fifteen Sermons Preached before the University of Oxford, ed.

67–96; and Pusey, Patience and Confidence the Strength of the Church, 2nd ed. (Oxford, 1838). 26 Pusey, Patience and Confidence, p. 56. , p. 1. For a discussion of “audience awareness” in Pusey’s, Keble’s, and Newman’s political writing and preaching, see Robert H. 3 (September 2008), 221–56. 28 Aurelius Augustine, “On Christian Doctrine,” trans. F. 13. 20 robert h. 29 The first part of the phrase indicates that sermons, like lectures and essays, must offer some education in the fundamentals of the faith.

15 Jerry L. 3 (Spring 1966), 181–89. 16 John Henry Newman, The Idea of a University (1852; repr. Oxford, 1976), p. 337. 17 John Henry Newman, Apologia Pro Vita Sua (1890; repr. New York, 1968), pp. 125, 236. , p. 125. , pp. 124–27. For a brief discussion of the Jerusalem Bishopric, see The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, 3rd ed. revised, ed. A. Livingstone (Oxford and New York, 2005), pp. 874–75. , p. 235. 21 Ibid. 22 The Tractarians appear to have had a particular distaste for using the sermon as a vehicle for political commentary.

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