New books will stimulate Easter messages

John R. W. Stott, The Cross of Christ (Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1986), 383 pp., $14.95, cloth.H. D. McDonald, The Atonement of the Death of Christ (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1985), 371...

Buttrick volume honored as year’s best

In reviewing David Buttrick's new book, Homiletic: Moves and Structures, Associate Editor R. Albert Mohler echoed publisher Fortress Press in calling it "the most substantial work on the subject since the ninet...

Summer is time for ‘book break’

Summer is the season of rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation -- a season for meandering through the pages of those books you have set aside for pleasure and profit. Uninterrupted by telephone, tragedy, or trivial...

Book shares insights on pulpit variety

Harold Freeman, Variety in Biblical Preaching: Innovative Techniques and Fresh Forms (Waco: Word Books, 1986), 207 pp., $12.95, cloth.The task of translating the timeless into the timely will always be with us....

Volumes explore narrative preaching

H. Stephen Shoemaker, Retelling the Biblical Story: The Theology and Practice of Narrative Preaching (Nashville: Broadman Press, 1985), 180pp., $7.95, pb.Eugene L. Lowry, Doing Time in the Pulpit: The Relations...

McEachern book offers communion thoughts

(Editor's note: The books feature earlier in this issue replaces the normal, full-length reviews normally included. This regular feature will resume in the March-April issue. We hope that you will enjoy the Boo...

Horne book aids in doctrinal preaching

Chevis F. Horne, Preaching the Great Themes of the Bible: Stimulating Resources for Doctrinal Preaching (Nashville: Broadman Press, 1986), 294pp., pb.The fact that some of the greatest theologians of the church...