By Robert H. Ellison
The most recent installment in Brills a brand new heritage of the Sermon sequence deals leading edge experiences 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 subject matters as biblical feedback, Charles Darwin, the Oxford flow, the Womans Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), English Catholicism, sermon-novels, and the slave alternate 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 might attract quite a lot 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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53 “Editors’ Introduction,” in Fifteen Sermons Preached before the University of Oxford, ed. James David Earnest and Gerard Tracey (Oxford, 2006), p. xxiv; Oxford University Statutes, 2, trans. M. Ward, ed. James Heywood (London, 1851), pp. 43–47. 54 Oxford Statutes, pp. 43–44. , pp. 49–50. 24 robert h. ellison other pulpit speeches. 57 Preachers, however, could – and apparently did – take the academic content too far, leading some observers to complain that many university sermons were too “abstruse”58 or “polemical”59 to give the students the practical spiritual guidance they needed.
His first suggestion was adopted, but John 7:17 was ultimately selected as the “motto”. I have not found the reasons for the changes, but both decisions were 159 the tractarians’ sermons and other speeches 39 Newman, Pusey, and Williams quote or closely paraphrase this verse,165 and its essence appears throughout the series.
In Homiletical and Pastoral Lectures, ed. J. Ellicott (New York, 1880), pp. 105–31; Robert Wilson Evans, “Sermons to Be Plain,” in Ecclesiastes Anglicanus: Being a Treatise on Preaching, as Adapted to a Church of England Congregation: In a Series of Letters to a Young Clergyman, ed. W. 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.
A New History of the Sermon: the Nineteenth Century by Robert H. Ellison