Graduate Theological Union

Homiletics

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M.A.

Ph.D.

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Student Work

 

Young-Chang Cho, Understanding
Metaphorical Sermons as Texts:
Gadamer, Metaphor and Theological
Interpretation of Sermons

Debra J. Mumford, Above All
Prosper: A Critical Analysis of the
Preaching of Creflo Dollar, Jr.

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Degrees

 

M.A.

This Area of Concentration is available to students affiliated with the following schools: ABSW, CDSP, JST, PLTS, PSR.

Overview

In this area, one studies the practice of preaching in the context of a faith community, focusing on theoretical, practical, and spiritual components. The program involves dialogue with areas of study outside homiletics in order to situate preaching in the context of its broader theological and pastoral landscape.

M.A. Requirements

 

Ph.D.

The Homiletics area is not accepting new doctoral students at this time. However, faculty in this Area offer courses, contribute to the interdisciplinary aspects of doctoral programs in other areas, and are available for membership on student's examination and dissertation committees.

 

Faculty

Core Doctoral Faculty

JANA CHILDERS • SFTS (Homiletics and Speech Communication) • Textual preaching; the Preacher’s creative process; the Preacher’s spiritual life; pneumatology and preaching.

LINDA CLADER • CDSP (Homiletics) • Prophetic preaching; imagination; metaphor.

SANGYIL SAM PARK • ABSW (Preaching) • Prophetic preaching; crosscultural preaching; preaching and rhetoric; narrative preaching; homiletical theories; theology of preaching.

THOMAS G. ROGERS • PLTS (Homiletics) • Homiletics; Leadership; Stewardship.

MARY DONOVAN TURNER • PSR (Homiletics) • Hebrew Bible and preaching; women, voice, and preaching.

 

Consortial Faculty Resources

PAUL JANOWIAK, S.J. • JST

J. ALFRED SMITH • ABSW (Preaching and Church Ministries) • Preaching and hermeneutics; social ethics; African-American religious history; theological values in literature.

 

 

 

 

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