Exegesis for Textual Preaching

Mary E. Hinkle

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/1/1999

Issue: Preaching (Vol. 19, No 1, Winter, 1999)

Exegesis aimed at extracting essential ideas from a text and offering them in updated language to a contemporary audience produces preaching that is neither textual nor true to the gospel. Instead, exegesis should aim at a sermon that places hearers in the long story of God's work to fulfill the promises God has made.

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