A Fresh Way for Understanding How People Listen to Sermons: Content, Relationship, and Feeling.”November 4, 2009
Community Conversation: Friday, November 13, 2009 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in Weatherly Hall
“A Fresh Way for Understanding How People Listen to Sermons: Content, Relationship, and Feeling.”
Ronald Allen is the Nettie Sweeney and Hugh Th. Miller Professor of Preaching and New Testament, Christian Theological Seminary. He has published 35 books most recently Preaching and the Other (Chalice Press), Thinking Theologically: The Preacher as Theologian (Fortress Press) and The Life of Jesus for Today (Westminster John Knox Press). A Faith of Your Own: Naming What You Really Believe (Westminster John Knox Press) will be published early in 2010. He recently directed a study of people who listen to sermons to determine the qualities in preaching that encourage them to pay attention, including Hearing the Sermon: Relationship, Content, Feeling (Chalice Press, 2004).