Preaching: in Decline or Renaissance?

Donald Coggan, Preaching: The Sacrament of the Word (New York: Crossroad Publishing, 1988),; 170 pp., $12.95, cloth.The great carved pulpit of Canterbury Cathedral is one of the most famous preaching platforms ...

Summer offers time for reading variety

The rhythm of life from season to season brings us to summer -- that annual season of rest, reflection, and respite from mundane concerns.As the character in Porgy and Bess sings, "Summertime and the livin' is ...

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...