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A Chorus of Witnesses
Model Sermons for Today's Preacher
POD; Published: 6/30/1994
ISBN: 978-0-8028-0132-6
Price: $ 31.50
320 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 6 x 9
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Wanting to make model sermons more accessible to students, teachers, and pastors, Long and Plantinga have compiled this anthology of mostly contemporary sermons that display excellence in form, aim, style, and content, Developed and delivered by renowned pastors, theologians, and homileticians, the thirty-six superb entries in this volume include sermons that make artful use of their sources, that pursue classic aims, that exhibit particular homiletic forms, and that are suited to special occasions.
Christianity Today
"Here is a collection of sermons so delightful, so engrossing, so beautifully crafted, so moving that it begs to be savored in thoughtful bits and consumed in craving gulps. . . Rarely does a book so concretely go about its business with such a clear focus and then deliver exactly what it promises."
Navy Chaplain
"Looking for a good collection of sermons? Who can lose with a collection such as A Chorus of Witnesses edited by Tom Long and Cornelius Plantinga? . . . An exceptional collection of some of the best sermons ever preached, as well as some of the best sermons that ever needed to be preached. It is a 'must have' for every preacher's library and an invaluable tool for devotional use."
Reformed Review
"Anyone who has occasion to preach, or who enjoys hearing or reading a finely crafted message will take delight in this book. . . Those who preach will find themselves returning to these pages for inspiration, encouragement, refreshment, or to be reminded of the value of a well-crafted message."
The Christian Ministry
"An impressive collection of three-dozen sermons from 20th-century preachers including Frederick Buechner, Barbara Brown Taylor, Elizabeth Achtemeier, Karl Barth, JC.S. Lewis, William Willimon, Harry Emerson Fosdick, Paul Tillich, William Sloane Coffin, Lewis Smedes and Jürgen Moltmann. Reading one of these sermons a day should greatly inspire your preaching."