Word of the Week: Homiletics

As in: “King’s speech at the march was so powerful in part because it exposed a national audience, for the first time, to his genius as a preacher: his facility with language, his ability to transform material from different sources into set pieces that were uniquely his own, and his mastery of the art of black homiletics (Hansen, 2003, pp. 99-100).”Book Cover: The Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Speech that inspired a nation

Hansen, D. D. (2003). The dream: Martin Luther King Jr. and the speech that inspired a nation.  New York: Harper Collins.

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