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The reading and preaching of the scriptures in the worship of the Christian church

Author: Hughes Oliphant Old
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, 1998-2010.
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The Reading and Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian Church is a multivolume study by Hughes Oliphant Old that canvasses the history of preaching from the words of Moses at Mount Sinai through modern times. In Volume 1, The Biblical Period, Old begins his survey by discussing the roots of the Christian ministry of the Word in the worship of Israel. He then examines the preaching of Christ and  Read more...
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Old, Hughes Oliphant.
Reading and preaching of the scriptures in the worship of the Christian church.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, 1998-2010
(OCoLC)605380874
Online version:
Old, Hughes Oliphant.
Reading and preaching of the scriptures in the worship of the Christian church.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, 1998-2010
(OCoLC)608949952
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hughes Oliphant Old
ISBN: 0802843565 9780802843562 0802843573 9780802843579 080284619X 9780802846198 0802847757 9780802847751 0802822320 9780802822321 0802831397 9780802831392 9780802817716 0802817718
OCLC Number: 37392859
Description: 7 volumes ; 23 cm
Contents: V. 1: The biblical period --
The roots of the Christian ministry of the Word in the worship of Israel --
The preaching of Christ and the apostles --
The second and third centuries --
V. 2: The patristic age --
The flourishing of Greek preaching in the Christian empire--the school of Alexandria --
The Jerusalem lectionary in the fifth century --
The flourishing of Greek preaching in the Christian empire--the school of Antioch --
The Syriac church --
The Latin fathers --
The eternal Gospel in a dying culture --
V. 3: The medieval church --
Byzantine preaching --
The mission to the barbarians --
The shaping of the Roman lectionary --
The Benedictines --
The Cistercians --
The schools --
Franciscan preaching --
The Dominicans --
The German mystics --
The Czech Reform --
The preaching of nominalist pietism --
Preaching in Italy at the birth of the Renaissance --
V. 4: The age of the Reformation --
The Reformation --
The counter-Reformation --
The Puritans --
Anglican preaching --
The flowering of Protestant orthodoxy in Germany --
The flowering of Protestant orthodoxy in France --
The flowering of Protestant orthodoxy in the Netherlands --
The age of Louis XIV --
V. 5: Moderatism, pietism, and awakening --
Moderatism --
The awakenings of eighteenth-century pietism --
New England --
Preaching in the Austro-Hungarian Empire --
Franciscan preaching in Spanish California --
Romanian orthodoxy under the Turks --
The Russian Orthodox Church --
Scotland --
Evangelical Anglicanism --
V. 6: The modern age --
Religious revival in a secularized Europe --
German preaching in the wake of the Enlightenment --
The Evangelical Calvinism of New England --
The old school --
The Victorians --
The Great American School --
The beginning of black preaching --
German preaching in the Mississippi Valley --
Scotland in the nineteenth century --
Southern Baptist preaching --
Europe in crisis --
The war years in Britain, 1914-1960 --
V. 7: Our own time --
The end of the mainline --
Billy Graham (1918-) --
A "new breed" of Presbyterians --
Protestant preaching in black Africa --
Liberation theology in Latin America --
Vatican II and American Catholic preaching --
The Romanian revolution and the preaching of Joan Alexandru --
Black preaching --
The Charismatics --
A new age in Britain --
The megachurch --
The young churches of East Asia.
Responsibility: Hughes Oliphant Old.

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The Reading and Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian Church is a multivolume study by Hughes Oliphant Old that canvasses the history of preaching from the words of Moses at Mount Sinai through modern times. In Volume 1, The Biblical Period, Old begins his survey by discussing the roots of the Christian ministry of the Word in the worship of Israel. He then examines the preaching of Christ and the Apostles. Finally, Old looks at the development and practice of Christian preaching in the second and third centuries, concluding with the ministry of Origen.

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