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The Resource Yale lectures on preaching., By Henry Ward Beecher. Delivered byfore the Theological department of Yale college, New Haven, Conn., in the regular course of the "Lyman Beecher lectureship on preaching." First, second, and third series

Yale lectures on preaching., By Henry Ward Beecher. Delivered byfore the Theological department of Yale college, New Haven, Conn., in the regular course of the "Lyman Beecher lectureship on preaching." First, second, and third series

Label
Yale lectures on preaching.
Title
Yale lectures on preaching.
Statement of responsibility
By Henry Ward Beecher. Delivered byfore the Theological department of Yale college, New Haven, Conn., in the regular course of the "Lyman Beecher lectureship on preaching." First, second, and third series
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Subject
Language
eng
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DLC
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1813-1887
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Beecher, Henry Ward
Index
no index present
LC call number
BV4211
LC item number
.B43 1902
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Preaching
  • Preaching
Label
Yale lectures on preaching., By Henry Ward Beecher. Delivered byfore the Theological department of Yale college, New Haven, Conn., in the regular course of the "Lyman Beecher lectureship on preaching." First, second, and third series
Link
http://books.google.com/books?id=Da5wBkwNRmIC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ViewAPI
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Publication
Note
The lectures were delivered 1872-74
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. What is preaching? -- The scope of preaching -- The Pauline method -- A bit of experience -- The power of personal Christian vitality -- Sermons and liturgies -- General advantages of directness -- Man building, the preacher's business -- Questions and answers -- II. Qualifications of the preacher -- Show sermons -- Sympathy with men -- Personal character of the preacher -- Fertility in subjects -- Style -- Qualifications for the profession -- Questions and answers -- III. The personal element in oratory -- Different classes of hearers -- How to meet differing minds -- An easy danger -- Demands of variety upon the preacher -- How to use one's own special forces -- Self training an education -- Preaching the preacher's whole business -- External hindrances -- Self consciousness -- Nearness to the audience -- Questions and answers -- IV. The study of human nature -- Necessities of the future -- Relation of Bible truth to Christianity in the world -- Example of the apostles -- Weakness of Gospel preaching in the past -- Special reasons for studying human nature -- The world's advancement in thought -- How to study human nature -- Metaphysical studies -- Phrenology as a convenient basis -- Social habits -- Questions and answers -- V. The psychological working element -- Circumstances alter cases -- Writing and extemporizing -- Variations of Denominational serve -- The power of imagination -- Emotion -- Enthusiasm -- Faith -- Questions and answers -- VI. Rhetorical drill and general training -- The voice -- Various vocal elements -- Necessity of drill -- Health of the voice -- Bodily carriage, posture -- Gesture -- Seminary training -- Study of the Bible -- Theology -- A small parish at first -- An early experience in the West -- General hints -- Questions and answers
  • VII. Rhetorical illustrations -- The nature of illustration -- Reasons for illustrations in preaching -- They assist argument -- They help hearers to remember -- They stimulate imagination -- The art of resting audiences -- Illustrations provide for various hearers -- Modes of presenting argument -- Illustrations bridge difficult places -- They educate the people -- Necessity of variety -- Homely illustrations -- Illustrations must be apt -- How to get information -- Illustrations must be prompt -- The habit of illustrating -- Questions and answers -- VIII. Health, as related to preaching -- What is health? -- Health and thought -- Health in speaking -- Popular orators -- Thrust power -- Health as a cheering influence -- Healthful views of Christianity -- Health as a sweetener of work -- Practical hints -- Muscular strength not enough -- The art of eating -- Quantity of sleep -- Badly regulated work -- Sleep after work -- Questions and answers -- IX. Sermon making -- The discourses of Jesus -- Mode of the apostles -- Characteristics of modern preaching -- Laboriousness of the ministry -- Preparation of the sermon -- Advantages and dangers of written sermons -- Advantages of unwritten discourse -- Points to be guarded in extempore preaching -- Ideal sermonizing -- General variety of sermon plans -- The natural method -- Suggestive preaching -- Expository preaching -- Great sermons -- Style -- General hints, professional manners -- Professional association -- Length of sermons -- Trust in audiences -- Summary -- Questions and answers -- X. Love, the central element of the Christian ministry -- What is love? -- Love, the central power of the ministry -- Love, not mere good nature -- Love of the work -- The healthfulness of benevolence -- Love, a power giving element -- The sustaining power of love -- Love, the key note of pulpit work -- Love makes a free preacher -- Questions and answers
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
3 volumes in 1.
Lccn
04010405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)4511648
Label
Yale lectures on preaching., By Henry Ward Beecher. Delivered byfore the Theological department of Yale college, New Haven, Conn., in the regular course of the "Lyman Beecher lectureship on preaching." First, second, and third series
Link
http://books.google.com/books?id=Da5wBkwNRmIC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ViewAPI
Publication
Note
The lectures were delivered 1872-74
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. What is preaching? -- The scope of preaching -- The Pauline method -- A bit of experience -- The power of personal Christian vitality -- Sermons and liturgies -- General advantages of directness -- Man building, the preacher's business -- Questions and answers -- II. Qualifications of the preacher -- Show sermons -- Sympathy with men -- Personal character of the preacher -- Fertility in subjects -- Style -- Qualifications for the profession -- Questions and answers -- III. The personal element in oratory -- Different classes of hearers -- How to meet differing minds -- An easy danger -- Demands of variety upon the preacher -- How to use one's own special forces -- Self training an education -- Preaching the preacher's whole business -- External hindrances -- Self consciousness -- Nearness to the audience -- Questions and answers -- IV. The study of human nature -- Necessities of the future -- Relation of Bible truth to Christianity in the world -- Example of the apostles -- Weakness of Gospel preaching in the past -- Special reasons for studying human nature -- The world's advancement in thought -- How to study human nature -- Metaphysical studies -- Phrenology as a convenient basis -- Social habits -- Questions and answers -- V. The psychological working element -- Circumstances alter cases -- Writing and extemporizing -- Variations of Denominational serve -- The power of imagination -- Emotion -- Enthusiasm -- Faith -- Questions and answers -- VI. Rhetorical drill and general training -- The voice -- Various vocal elements -- Necessity of drill -- Health of the voice -- Bodily carriage, posture -- Gesture -- Seminary training -- Study of the Bible -- Theology -- A small parish at first -- An early experience in the West -- General hints -- Questions and answers
  • VII. Rhetorical illustrations -- The nature of illustration -- Reasons for illustrations in preaching -- They assist argument -- They help hearers to remember -- They stimulate imagination -- The art of resting audiences -- Illustrations provide for various hearers -- Modes of presenting argument -- Illustrations bridge difficult places -- They educate the people -- Necessity of variety -- Homely illustrations -- Illustrations must be apt -- How to get information -- Illustrations must be prompt -- The habit of illustrating -- Questions and answers -- VIII. Health, as related to preaching -- What is health? -- Health and thought -- Health in speaking -- Popular orators -- Thrust power -- Health as a cheering influence -- Healthful views of Christianity -- Health as a sweetener of work -- Practical hints -- Muscular strength not enough -- The art of eating -- Quantity of sleep -- Badly regulated work -- Sleep after work -- Questions and answers -- IX. Sermon making -- The discourses of Jesus -- Mode of the apostles -- Characteristics of modern preaching -- Laboriousness of the ministry -- Preparation of the sermon -- Advantages and dangers of written sermons -- Advantages of unwritten discourse -- Points to be guarded in extempore preaching -- Ideal sermonizing -- General variety of sermon plans -- The natural method -- Suggestive preaching -- Expository preaching -- Great sermons -- Style -- General hints, professional manners -- Professional association -- Length of sermons -- Trust in audiences -- Summary -- Questions and answers -- X. Love, the central element of the Christian ministry -- What is love? -- Love, the central power of the ministry -- Love, not mere good nature -- Love of the work -- The healthfulness of benevolence -- Love, a power giving element -- The sustaining power of love -- Love, the key note of pulpit work -- Love makes a free preacher -- Questions and answers
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
3 volumes in 1.
Lccn
04010405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)4511648

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