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• Walter Brueggemann, Genesis, Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching (Atlanta: John Knox, 1982). • Fred B. Craddock, Preaching (Nashville: Abingdon, 1985). • John C. Holbert, Preaching Old Testament (Nashville: Abingdon, 1991). • Gerhard von Rad, Genesis: A Commentary, rev. ed., trans. John Marks, Old Testament Library (Philadelphia: Westminster, 1972). • Reading Packet containing: Thomas G. Long, The Witness of Preaching (Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1989), 60-77, 201-203 (chapter 3: “Biblical Exegesis for Preaching”). Walter Brueggemann, Cadences of Home: Preaching among Exiles (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1997), 1-37, 137-146 (chapters 1-3: “Preaching to Exiles,” “Cadences That Redescribe: Speech among Exiles,” and “Preaching as Reimagination”). Carol Antablin Miles, Proclaiming the Gospel of God: The Promise of a Literary- Theological Hermeneutical Approach to Christian Preaching of the Old Testament (Ann Arbor: University Microfilms, 2000), 1- 112, 177-234, 265-280 (chapters 1-2, 4, and Bibliography: “Introduction,” “Contemporary Homiletical Theories of Old Testament Proclamation: A Taxonomy,” “Toward a Literary-Theological Hermeneutical Approach,” and “Bibliography”). Elizabeth Achtemeier, Preaching from the Old Testament (Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1989), 11-37, 61-91, 185-186 (chapters 1-3, and 5: “A Personal Prologue for Preachers,” “Why the Old Testament Is Necessary for 3 the Church,” “The Approach to the Bible, the Community-creating Word,” and “Preaching from the Narratives”).

Publication Date

January 2001


Asbury Theological Seminary


Testament, Preaching, OT755, Kentucky, Old, PR755, Spring



OT 755 PR755 Preaching the Old Testament: Genesis