Blue Note Preaching in a Post-Soul World: Finding Hope in an by Otis Moss III

By Otis Moss III

"Can preaching recuperate a Blues sensibility and dare communicate with authority in the course of tragedy? the USA resides stormy Monday, however the pulpit is preaching satisfied Sunday. the realm is experiencing the Blues, and pulpiteers are dishing out over the top doses of non-prescribed prosaic sermons with critical ecclesiastical and theological facet effects."
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Uniquely talented preacher Otis Moss III is helping preachers successfully speak desire in a determined and hard international during this new paintings according to his 2014 Yale Lyman Beecher Lectures. Moss demanding situations preachers to evangelise with a "Blue word sensibility," which speaks on to the tragedies confronted by means of their congregants with out falling into depression. He then bargains 4 strong sermons that illustrate his Blue observe preaching sort. In them, Moss fantastically and passionately brings to existence biblical characters that talk to cutting-edge urgent matters, together with race discrimination and police brutality, whereas conserving a powerful message of wish. Moss indicates how preachers can educate their congregations to withstand letting the darkness locate its means into them and, as an alternative, learn how to dance within the dark.

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