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Titles by: O. Wesley Allen, Jr.

Author: O. Wesley Allen, Jr.

O. Wesley Allen, Jr. is Lois Craddock Perkins Professor of Homiletics at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University.

The Homiletic of All Believers 
A Conversational Approach to Proclamation and Preaching
By O. Wesley Allen, Jr.
Preaching, says professor and author O. Wesley Allen Jr., should be considered as a form of conversation. The church, after all, is a community of conversation that exists in part to interpret God's purposes for the world and to participate in those ...
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By O. Wesley Allen, Jr.
When it comes to understanding a passage in the Bible, context is everything. What historical events surround a book’s composition? What larger literary unit is a given passage part of? What central themes explored by the book touch on the verses in ...
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Preaching and the Thirty-Second Commercial 
Lessons from Advertising for the Pulpit
By O. Wesley Allen, Jr., Carrie La Ferle
At first glance, preaching and advertising seem worlds apart from one another. One tries to proclaim love of God and neighbor; the other tries to sell you something that you may or may not need. Yet both must compete with other ways we receive and pr...
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