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Is preaching really 'truth through personality,' as Phillips Brooks so famously said? Although the statement has become almost axiomatic in homiletical circles, Charles Fuller takes a different view

Is preaching really 'truth through personality,' as Phillips Brooks so famously said? Although the statement has become almost axiomatic in homiletical circles, Charles Fuller takes a different view. Along the way, one of the most famous statements about preaching is revealed to be a fountain of 'religious sentimentality and moralistic humanism. Fuller writes with the passion of a preacher and the skill of an investigator, all the while setting the stage for a much-needed affirmation of biblical preaching. This book has been needed for a long time. -R. Albert Mohler Jr.

By thoroughly evaluating Phillips Brooks's classic "truth through personality" de?nition of preaching, Fuller brings to light a substantial error that remains in con In an era when the cult of personality has overtaken the task of preaching, Charles W. Fuller offers an engaging. Fuller offers an engaging query into the necessary boundaries between the person of the preacher and the message preached.

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Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) was born in Boston and educated at Harvard College and the Protestant Episcopal Seminary . Phillips Brooks definition of preaching as "The truth through personality" is at the heart of this book.

Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) was born in Boston and educated at Harvard College and the Protestant Episcopal Seminary at Alexandria, Virginia. He ministered at Holy Trinity Church in Philadelphia from 1862 until 1869 when he was called as pastor of Trinity Church in Boston.

Phillips Brooks (December 13, 1835 – January 23, 1893) was a noted United States clergyman and author, who briefly served as Bishop of Massachusetts in the Episcopal Church during the early 1890s.

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Real preaching, said Brooks, is "truth through personality. And the "truest statement" of the gospel, he added, "is not in dogma but in personal life," and the preacher must show "in his character, his affections, his whole intellectual and moral being" the truth of the living Christ. For this reason the real must be "in your own intelligent delight in what you are doing.

In an era when the cult of personality has overtaken the task of preaching, Charles W. Fuller offers an engaging query into the necessary boundaries between the person of the preacher and the message preached. By thoroughly evaluating Phillips Brooks's classic "truth through personality" definition of preaching, Fuller brings to light a substantial error that remains in contemporary homiletics: namely, the tenuous correlation between Christ's incarnation and Christian preaching. Ultimately, Fuller asserts a sound evangelical framework for preaching on revelational, ontological, rhetorical, and teleological grounds. Preachers who desire to construct pulpit practice upon a robust evangelical foundation will benefit from Fuller's contribution.
The Trouble with ""Truth through Personality"": Phillips Brooks, Incarnation, and the Evangelical Boundaries of Preaching download epub
Religious Studies
Author: Charles W. Fuller,Hershael W. York
ISBN: 1608994031
Category: Religion & Spirituality
Subcategory: Religious Studies
Language: English
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Pub (April 1, 2010)
Pages: 162 pages