Making See

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C. M. A. van Ekris

A Grounded Theory on the prophetic dimension in preaching

ISBN 978-3-643-90990-9
Band-Nr. 10
Jahr 2018
Seiten 388
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Homiletische Perspektiven/Homiletic Perspectives

Artikelnummer: 978-3-643-90990-9 Kategorien: , ,


What is theologically and homiletically happening in
`prophetic‘ sermons? This empirical theological study offers
an analysis of the prophetic dimension in contemporary
practices of preaching, including sermons from Bonhoeffer,
King and Tutu, and from Dutch local contexts. After a
phenomenological opening, five theological concepts are
extracted from the studied sermons: exposing destructiva,
interrupting dominant discourses, recognising the Word,
overcoming destructiva and edifying the congregation. In
this study, prophetic speech is reconstructed as an
illuminative interplay between epiphanic and inductive

Kees van Ekris was a minister and lecturer
Old Testament Theology in Indonesia (Java). He currently
works as study director of an institute for contextual and
missionary preaching (Areopagus/IZB) and as a minister in a
Protestant congregation in the Netherlands.