An exploration of the relationship between homiletical form and theological content in holiness preaching

Full Title
An exploration of the relationship between homiletical form and theological content in holiness preaching
Author
Ronald R Austin
Abstract
The project contends that sermon form as well as sermon content communicates. Citing evidence which suggests there is significant confusion about the doctrine of holiness, the author explores the impact of the dominant use of an argument form to shape holiness sermons. Citing history, scripture and theology, the author proposes that greater use of narrative and image forms will strengthen holiness preaching, and better respect the dynamic theology of the Holiness movement. The project includes sample sermons and proposes a new homiletic model for a Wesleyan order of salvation.
Degree Granting Institution
Advisor
Darrell Moore
Language
English
Date
1995
Number of Pages
209
Link to Full Text