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247 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
ix, 306 pages ; 25 cm
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198805380 20180508
Participation in religious liturgies and rituals is a pervasive and remarkably complex form of human activity. This book opens with a discussion of the nature of liturgical activity and then explores various dimensions of such activity. Over the past fifty years there has been a remarkable surge of interest, within the analytic tradition of philosophy, in philosophy of religion. Most of what has been written by participants in this movement deals with one or another aspect of religious belief. Yet for most adherents of most religions, participation in the liturgies and rituals of their religion is at least as important as what they believe. One of the aims of this book is to call the attention of philosophers of religion to the importance of religious practice and to demonstrate how rich a topic this is for philosophical reflection. Another aim is to show liturgical scholars who are not philosophers that a philosophical approach to liturgy casts an illuminating light on the topic that supplements their own approach. Insofar as philosophers have written about liturgy, they have focused most of their attention on its formative and expressive functions. This book focuses instead on understanding what liturgical agents actually do. It is what they do that functions formatively or expressively. What they do is basic.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198805380 20180508
Green Library
xv, 99 pages ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Reformed Contextual Ecclesiology 2. Ascension Theology and Habakkuk 3. Ascension Homiletic and Habakkuk 4. Ascension Hermeneutic and Habakkuk 5. Ascension and the Diaspora in Action: A Pastoral Word.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319763415 20180618
This book describes Reformed ecclesiology through the lived faith of the Filipino American Christian diaspora. It proposes a contextual, constructive ecclesiology by engaging with the Presbyterian/Reformed theological tradition's understanding of the ascension of Jesus Christ with the Old Testament book of Habakkuk as a conversation partner.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319763415 20180618
Green Library
188 pages ; 22 cm
"In Christian history spiritual awakenings are a recurring and important phenomenon. The Blantyre Spiritual Awakening was characterized by an overt evangelistic fervour among bands of people that belonged to an ever growing Born Again Movement in the city, from 1974 into the 1980s. This history covers The Blantyre Awakening which revived Evangelical Christianity in Malawi and prepared the way for the emerging Charismatic Movement."--Publisher.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
1 online resource.
  • Introduction 1 Authorised Hymnody: Hymnals as Expressions of Doctrine and Theology 2 An Ecumenical Hymnody 3 An Evangelical Hymnody 4 Methodism's Literary Repertoire: Form, Language, Editing, and Theological Expression 5 Musical Repertoire 6 Methodist Hymnody in Practice 7 The Influence of Methodist Hymnody beyond British Methodism 8 Hymnody and Methodist Identity.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472469298 20171218
Hymnody is widely recognised as a central tenet of Methodism's theological, doctrinal, spiritual, and liturgical identity. Theologically and doctrinally, the content of the hymns has traditionally been a primary vehicle for expressing Methodism's emphasis on salvation for all, social holiness, and personal commitment, while particular hymns and the communal act of participating in hymn singing have been key elements in the spiritual lives of Methodists. An important contribution to the history of Methodism, British Methodist Hymnody argues that the significance of hymnody in British Methodism is best understood as a combination of its official status, spiritual expression, popular appeal, and practical application. Seeking to consider what, when, how, and why Methodists sing, British Methodist Hymnody examines the history, perception, and practice of hymnody from Methodism's small-scale eighteenth-century origins to its place as a worldwide denomination today.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472469298 20171218
xiii, 253 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
  • Chapter 1. Introduction-- Ros Stuart-Buttle & John Shortt.- PART I. Framing the Discourse.- Chapter 2. The Naming of Parts: Faith, Formation, Development and Education-- Jeff Astley.- Chapter 3. Is Talk of `Christian Education' Meaningful?-- John Shortt.- Chapter 4. The Christian University and an Anthropology for Adulthood-- Mario D'Souza.- Chapter 5. The Faith-full Intellect: Catholic Traditions and Instincts about the Human Person and their Significance for Teaching and Learning-- Clare Watkins.- Chapter 6. Deeply Christian, Healthily Plural: A Vision for Schooling-- David F. Ford.- Chapter 7. Living Tradition and Learning Agency: Interpreting the `Score' and Personal Rendition-- John Sullivan.- Chapter 8. Formation and Christian Education in England-- Trevor Cooling.- Chapter 9. Theological Education and Professional Practice-- Ros Stuart-Buttle.- PART II Reflections on Practice.- Chapter 10. Journeys of Faith: Personal Stories, `Multi-logue' Narrative and Faith Formation in Schools-- Andy Wolfe.- Chapter 11. A Sense of Belonging: Spiritual Development in Christian-Ethos Secondary Schools-- Ann Casson.- Chapter 12. Religious Education - Where to from here? Reflections on the Trajectory of Australian Catholic School Religious Education 1965-2017-- Graham Rossiter.- Chapter 13. `We Need to Keep the Door Open': A Framework for Better Understanding the Formation of Younger Teachers in Catholic Schools-- Richard Rymarz.- Chapter 14. Interpreting Texts More Wisely: A Review of Research and the Case for Change in English Religious Education-- Robert A. Bowie.- Chapter 15. Christian Leadership in Education-- David Cracknell.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319628028 20180122
This book discusses the relationship between faith, formation and education. Rooted in a variety of discourses, the book offers original insights into the education and formation of the human person, both theoretical and practical. Issues are considered within a context of contemporary tensions generated by an increasingly pluralist society with antipathy to religious faith, and debated from interdenominational Christian perspectives. Including chapters by an international team of experts, the volume demonstrates how Christian faith holds significance for educational practice and human development. It argues against the common assumption that there can be a neutral approach to education, whilst at the same time advocating a critical dimension to faith education. It brings fresh thinking about faith and formation, which demands attention given the fast-changing political, educational and socio-cultural forces of today. It will appeal to students and researchers involved in Christian educational practice.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319628028 20180122
Education Library (Cubberley)
xiv, 338 pages ; 23 cm
An alternative, uniquely Christian response to the growing global challenges of deep religious difference. In the last fifty years, millions of Muslims have migrated to Europe and North America. Their arrival has ignited a series of fierce public debates on both sides of the Atlantic about religious freedom and tolerance, terrorism and security, gender and race, and much more. How can Christians best respond to this situation? In this book theologian and ethicist Matthew Kaemingk offers a thought-provoking Christian perspective on the growing debates over Muslim presence in the West. Rejecting both fearful nationalism and romantic multiculturalism, Kaemingk makes the case for a third way-a Christian pluralism that is committed to both the historic Christian faith and the public rights, dignity, and freedom of Islam.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780802874580 20180312
Green Library
191 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
xiv, 172 pages ; 22 cm
  • 1. Christianizing Maritime Chaozhou-Shantou1.1 Introduction1.2 Why Chaozhou?1.3 New Archival Sources and Perspectives1.4 Organization of the BookJoseph Tse-Hei Lee 2. The First Group of Chaoshan Biblewomen2.1 Introduction2.2 Profiles of the Biblewomen2.3 Reasons for Conversion2.4 Christianity as an Enlightened Religion2.5 Impacts of Biblewomen on Local Churches2.6 ConclusionEllen Xiang-Yu Cai 3. The Divergent Careers of Adele Marion Fielde and Catherine Maria Ricketts3.1 Introduction3.2 The Resignation of Adele Marion Fielde3.3 The Story of Catherine Maria Ricketts3.4 ConclusionCarol Li Nie 4. "Spirits That I've Cited": Christian Mission Schools and the Chinese State in Jiaying (1903-11)4.1 Introduction4.2 Curriculum4.3 Architecture4.4 Time Discipline 4.5 Conclusion Hajo Froelich 5. Christianity and Needlework Industry in Chaoshan5.1 Introduction5.2 The Growth of the Modern Needlework Industry5.3 Needlework for the Baptist and Catholic Missions5.4 Needlework and the English Presbyterian Mission5.5 Impacts of the Christian Needlework Enterprises5.6 Conclusion Ellen Xiang-Yu Cai 6. Missionaries as Developers: Industry and Real Estate under the American Baptists6.1 Introduction6.2 The American Baptist Missionaries in Business6.3 Ashmore's Investment in Fishery6.4 A Millionaire Missionary 6.5 ConclusionQiyao Li 7. Christian Activism in 1950s Chaoshan and Wenzhou7.1 Introduction7.2 The Story of Chaozhou-Speaking Christians7.3 The Story of Wenzhou's Seventh-day Adventists 7.4 The Christian Revival in the Reform Era7.5 ConclusionChristie Chui-Shan Chow and Joseph Tse-Hei Lee 8. Chapter 8. Christianity and the Peng Lineage 8.1 Introduction8.2 An Overview of The Peng Genealogy8.3 Conversion Across Generations8.4 The Symbolic Significance of Christian Families8.5 ConclusionWeiqing Hu (Translated by Joseph Tse-Hei Lee).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319722658 20180611
Christianity flourishes in areas facing profound dislocations amidst regime change and warfare. This book explains the appeal of Christianity in the Chaozhou-Shantou (Chaoshan) region during a time of transition, from a stage of disintegration in the late imperial era into the cosmopolitan and entrepreneurial area it is today. The authors argue that Christianity played multiple roles in Chaoshan, facilitating mutual accommodations and adaptations among foreign missionaries and native converts. The trajectory of Christianization should be understood as a process of civilizational change that inspired individuals and communities to construct a sacred order capable of empowerment in times of chaos and confusion.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319722658 20180611
Green Library
279 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Vorwort
  • Einleitung
  • Kulturelle und religiöse Vielfalt anerkennen : zur Notwendigkeit der interkulturellen öffnung christlicher Jugendarbeit in der Migrationsgesellschaft / Bianca Dumling, Kerstin Löchelt, Germo Zimmermann
  • Grundlagen
  • Globale Dimensionen der gegenwärtigen Migrationsbewegungen / Joachim K. Rennstich
  • Identitätsentwicklung in der Migrationsgesellschaft : Aufwachsen zwischen zwei Welten / Misun Han-Broich, Aristi Born
  • Theologische Grundlagen für eine christliche Jugendarbeit in der Migrationsgesellschaft / Frank Weber
  • Interkulturelle Öffnung in der christlichen Jugendarbeit : Problem, Diagnose, Therapie / Bianca Dümling, Stefan Jung
  • Impulse und Diskurse
  • MissionRespekt und christliche Jugendarbeit : Missionarische und diakonische Ansätze pastoralen Handelns aus katholischer Perspektive / Klaus Vellguth
  • Theologische Impulse aus der Fresh X-Bewegung für christliche Jugendarbeit in der Migrationsgesellschaft / Florian Karcher, Lena Niekler, Patrick Todjeras
  • Religionssensible Pädagogik : Impulse für die christliche Kinder- und Jugendarbeit / Matthias Nauerth, Germo Zimmermann
  • Interreligiöser Dialog : Begegnungen auf Augenhöhe gestalten Oder : Wie glauben im Angesicht der anderen? / Andreas Goetze
  • Rassismuskritische Perspektiven auf (christliche) Jugendarbeit / Anita Lechler, Nadine Sylla
  • "Wir machen uns die Welt, wie sie uns gefällt?!" : die Bedeutung der globalen Gerechtigkeitsperspektive für die christliche Jugendarbeit in der Migrationsgesellschaft / Stefanie Linner, Johannes Eckstein
  • Miteinander demokratische Kompetenzen entwickeln : das Betzavta-Training / Annemarie Henker
  • Traumapädagogische Handlungsperspektiven : Impulse für die Praxis der christlichen Jugendarbeit / Kerstin Löchelt, Marisa Vögele
  • Best-Practice-Beispiele
  • Legende
  • Hoffnungshäuser Esslingen / Anthea Roth, Dorothee Pfrommer
  • "Y-Home" im CVJM Nürnberg / Bastian Döring
  • Himmelsfels : Jugendcamps intetkulturell / Steffen Blauth, Steve Ogedegbe
  • Hope Center e.v. : Interkulturelle Gemeindearbeit in Berlin / Joshua Lupemba
  • Offene Kinder- und Jugendarbeit im interkulturellen Stadtteil : das Café Mint / Dorothea Möglich, Birgit Pieper
  • Interkultureller Konfirmandenunterricht in Hamburg / Peter Mansaray
  • "The feast" : Begegnungen zwischen muslimischen und christlichen Jugendlichen / Andrea Meyerhoff
  • KlangWelt(en) : Interkulturelles Chorprojekt im CVJM Nurnberg / Daniela Klein
  • Interkulturelle öffnung durch freiwilliges Engagement : das Helferkonzept im CVJM Esslingen e.V. / Matthias Weisenfels
  • Integration durch Sport : Volleyball international / Sarah Simmank, Mirko Simmank
  • #Zeichensein : Zeichen setzen für eine offene Gesellschaft / Magdalene Paul, Samantha Ruppel
  • Ausblick
  • Kirche und christliche Jugendarbeit auf dem Weg zu gelebter Intetkulturalität : Theologische Impulse aus einer interkulturellen christlichen Lebensgemeinschaft / Johannes Weth
  • Verzeichnis der Autorinnen und Autoren.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xvii, 269 pages ; 24 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
x, 355 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Defying predictions of the inevitable decline of Christianity in the US, Church Planting in Post-Christian Soil presents the untold story of new churches springing up in Seattle, one of the most post-Christian cities in the nation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190673642 20180115
Green Library
352 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Ouvrages collationnés pour l'établissement de la présente édition -- Principes d'édition -- Catalogue des ouvrages publiés ou édités par l'abbé du Jarry -- Sentiments sur le ministère évangélique -- Dessein de l'Auteur -- Que la vertu de la Prédication subsistera toujours dans l'Église -- Que la parole de Dieu a une vertu indépendante des bonnes ou des mauvaises qualités de ceux qui l'annoncent, et inséparable du Ministère Évangélique -- De l'utilité de la Prédication -- Que la Prédication doit être éloquente -- Première Objection -- Réponse -- Seconde Objection -- De l'éloquence de l'Écriture Sainte -- -- Expressions sublimes et remarquables de l'Écriture Sainte -- Images vives, touchantes et naïves tirées de l'Écriture Sainte -- De l'Éloquence évangélique -- De la Prononciation Évangélique. -- Des Portraits. -- Divers portraits tirés de l'Écriture Sainte -- Des punitions que Dieu exerce sur ceux qui abusent de sa Parole -- Dissertation sur les oraisons funèbres -- Oraison funèbre de Mr Fléchier évêque de Nîmes -- Sentiments, ou réflexions sur le ministère évangélique -- Dessein de l'Auteur -- De l'Exorde -- De l'ouverture du Discours -- De la division, et du passage à l'Ave Maria -- Des preuves et de la manière d'employer la Science dans les Discours chrétiens -- De la Critique sur le Dogme -- Des différents caractères du style -- Du Style simple et naturel -- De la mauvaise Critique -- Du Style noble -- Si le titre d'Académicien sert à augmenter la réputation d'un Auteur -- Du Style guindé et élevé -- Du Style consacré -- Si l'Éloquence doit être bannie de la Chaire -- De la Science dans le Discours -- Des Images dans le discours -- De la Prononciation -- De l'Éloquence des Saints Pères -- Des divers caractères d'Éloquence des Saint Pères -- Saint Chrysostome -- Saint Léon -- Saint Cyprien -- Tertullien -- Saint Jérôme -- Saint Ambroise -- Saint Bernard -- Des Discours prononcés à la Grille -- Des Compliments aux Rois -- De la réputation nécessaire au Prédicateur -- De la Prévention, et du bon ou mauvais goût dans l'éloquence -- Caractères de quelques Prédicateurs et Auteurs, par rapport à l'éloquence.
"Ce volume réunit cinq textes relatifs à la prédication, publiés par l'abbé Du Jarry entre 1689 et 1726. L'ensemble constitue une étape essentielle dans l'histoire littéraire de la prédication ou, plus exactement, dans le processus d'intégration de la littérature prédicative aux belles-lettres. Préférant l'exemple au précepte, Du Jarry est le premier auteur à citer des extraits des oraisons funèbres de Bossuet, de Bourdaloue et de Fléchier, participant ainsi activement à l'établissement d'un canon de textes prédicatifs promis à la postérité. En outre, en appréhendant la prédication à l'aune de sa production et de sa réception, il contribue à en faire l'objet de la critique une critique dont il s'emploie à varier les formes, des sentiments aux réflexions, de l'éthopée à l'éloge, rivalisant ainsi avec les auteurs moralistes de son temps."--Page 4 of cover.
Green Library
xi, 318 pages ; 24 cm.
There has not been conducted much research in religious studies and (linguistic) anthropology analysing Protestant missionary linguistic translations. Contemporary Protestant missionary linguists employ grammars, dictionaries, literacy campaigns, and translations of the Bible (in particular the New Testament) in order to convert local cultures. The North American institutions SIL and Wycliffe Bible Translators (WBT) are one of the greatest scientific-evangelical missionary enterprises in the world. The ultimate objective is to translate the Bible to every language. The author has undertaken systematic research, employing comparative linguistic methodology and field interviews, for a history-of-ideas/religions and epistemologies explication of translated SIL missionary linguistic New Testaments and its premeditated impact upon religions, languages, sociopolitical institutions, and cultures. In addition to taking into account the history of missionary linguistics in America and theological principles of SIL/WBT, the author has examined the intended cultural transformative effects of Bible translations upon cognitive and linguistic systems. A theoretical analytic model of conversion and translation has been put forward for comparative research of religion, ideology, and knowledge systems.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783110497045 20180702
Green Library
109 pages ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xvii, 361 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Meister Eckhart was a medieval Christian mystic whose wisdom powerfully appeals to seekers seven centuries after his death. In the modern era, Eckhart's writings have struck a chord with thinkers as diverse as Heidegger, Merton, Sartre, John Paul II, and the current Dalai Lama. Dangerous Mystic grounds Meister Eckhart in a world that is simultaneously familiar and alien.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781101981566 20180521
Green Library
unnumbered pages ; 30 cm.
Green Library
xvii, 411 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Contents Acknowledgments List of Figures Notes on Contributors Introduction Elisa A. Foster, Julia Perratore and Steven Rozenski Part 1: The Home 1 "lothe to thenk on ought bot on Hymself": Interaction and Contemplation in The Cloud of Unknowing Kerilyn Harkaway-Krieger 2 Crusading for (Heavenly) Jerusalem: A Noble Woman, Devotion, and the Trinity Apocalypse (Cambridge, Trinity College, MS R.16.2) Laura J. Whatley 3 English Iconographic Rings and Medieval Populuxe Jewelery Kathleen E. Kennedy Part 2: The Cathedral 4 The Last Judgement Porch at Lincoln Cathedral over the Longue Duree: Iconography, Interaction, and Religious Thought Jennifer M. Feltman 5 Beverley Minster's 14th-Century Architectural Sculptures in a Devotional Context Julia Perratore 6 `I was blind and now I can see!' Sight and Revelation in the St William Window in York Minster Laura D. Gelfand 7 The Truth behind the Mask? Comparing Two Views of the interior of York Minster in the 16th Century Louise Hampson 8 Song in Space and Space in Song: Physical and Conceptual Boundaries in English Devotional Music, 1250-1500 Lisa Colton Part 3: The City 9 `This is My Body': Devotion to the Corpus Christi Shrine in Late Medieval York Elisa A. Foster 10 How Alien were the Alien Priories of Yorkshire? Elizabeth Dachowski Part 4: The Parish Church 11 A Light to Lighten the Gentiles: Stained Glass, The Prick of Conscience, and Theological Double Vision in All Saints (North Street), York Steven Rozenski 12 Romanesque Baptismal Fonts in East Yorkshire Parishes: Decoration and Devotion Carolyn Twomey Part 5: Afterlives: Medieval Devotion and Modern Thought 13 James Joyce's Ulysses and the Medieval Eucharist: Fragmented Narratives of Doubt and Creation Gregory Erickson 14 Restored, Revived, Remixed, Reified? Our Devotion to the Medieval Past Heather Mitchell-Buck Postscript: Afterlife Angie Estes Select Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004315068 20180806
Devotional Interaction in Medieval England and its Afterlives examines the interaction between medieval English worshippers and the material objects of their devotion. The volume also addresses the afterlives of objects and buildings in their temporal journeys from the Middle Ages to the present day. Written by the participants of a National Endowment for the Humanities-funded seminar held in York, U.K., in 2014, the chapters incorporate site-specific research with the insights of scholars of visual art, literature, music, liturgy, ritual, and church history. Interdisciplinarity is a central feature of this volume, which celebrates interactivity as a working method between its authors as much as a subject of inquiry. Contributors are Lisa Colton, Elizabeth Dachowski, Angie Estes, Gregory Erickson, Jennifer M. Feltman, Elisa A. Foster Laura D. Gelfand, Louise Hampson, Kerilyn Harkaway-Krieger, Kathleen E. Kennedy, Heather S. Mitchell-Buck, Julia Perratore, Steven Rozenski, Carolyn Twomey, and Laura J. Whatley.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004315068 20180806
Green Library
xv, 218 pages ; 23 cm
  • Part I. Interacting with the Divine :
  • 1. Honoring the divine / Jonathan Schwiebert
  • 2. Accessing divine power and status / Steven C. Muir
  • 3. Accessing divine knowledge / Ritva H. Williams
  • Part II. Group Interactions :
  • 4. Boundary-crossing in Christian baptism / Agnes Choi
  • 5. Rituals for communal maintenance / Erin K. Vearncombe
  • 6. Early Christian funerary ritual / Nicola Hayward
  • Part III. Contesting and Creating Ritual Protocols :
  • 7. Ritual negotiation / Jason T. Lamoreaux
  • 8. Ritual transgression / Richard E. DeMaris
  • 9. Ritual modification and innovation / Richard S. Ascough
  • Conclusion : Steps forward in the study of early Christian ritual life / Hal Taussig.
Scholars across many fields have come to realize that ritual is an integral element of human life and a vital aspect of all human societies. Yet, this realization has been slow to develop among scholars of early Christianity. Early Christian Ritual Life attempts to counteract the undervaluing of ritual by placing it at the forefront of early Christian life. Rather than treating ritual in isolation or in a fragmentary way, this book examines early Christian ritual life as a whole. The authors explore an array of Christian ritual activity, employing theory critically and explicitly to make sense of various ritual behaviors and their interconnections. Written by leading experts in their fields, this collection is divided into three parts: * Interacting with the Divine * Group Interactions * Contesting and Creating Ritual Protocols. This book is ideal for religious studies students seeking an introduction to the dynamic research areas of ritual studies and early Christian practice.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138653061 20180205
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
258 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Medieval sermons as forms of communication: between written text and oral performance / Marco Mostert -- Un ton entendu. De quelle oreille lire les sermons ? / Michel Zink -- Dieu, la Sybille et le premier homme, nouvelles voix de la chaire performance et liturgie dans l'ordo representacionis ade (XIe -XIIIe siècle) / Véronique Dominguez -- Master Robert Rypon and the making of a model sermon collection / Holly Johnson -- Medieval reportationes: hearing and listening to sermons through the ages / Carolyn Muessig -- Etre pris par le temps à l'écrit : statut de l'oralité dans les sermons de Jean Gerson / Viviane Ggiveau-Genest -- Calvin prédicateur et / ou auteur ses sermons, leurs impressions et leur public / Olivier Millet -- The "canonization" of John Donne's sermons / Peter McCullough -- Des sermons prononcés comme ils ont été écrits, ou bien écrits comme ils ont été prononcés ? / Julien Goeury -- Eloquence du corps et "prédication muette" / Isabelle Brian -- Bossuet prédicateur : de l'art de composer un sermon / Christine Noille -- Du discours au textus la polyphonie dans les oraisons funèbres de Bossuet, entre écriture et oralité / Anne Regent-Susini -- Du chaud et du froid : réguler le passage de l'elocutio à l'actio à l'âge classique / Laurent Susini -- Comment faire voir les vérités évangéliques ? Le "tableau" dans les sermons de Jacques Abbadie / Ruth Whelan.
"À quelles conditions un prédicateur devient-il écrivain ? Dans quelles circonstances des écrits produits en lien avec l'événement liturgique et discursif que constitue la prédication en viennent-ils à constituer des textes, susceptibles d'être pris en charge par les études littéraires ? C'est pour répondre à ces questions, et éclairer ainsi le processus de littérarisation des sermons - et peut-être même, dans certains cas, le mystère de leur canonisation littéraire ultérieure en tant qu'oeuvres oratoires -, que des chercheurs venus de tous horizons se sont retrouvés à Genève, en septembre 2014, à l'occasion d'un colloque international. Les quatorze articles réunis dans le présent volume constituent le résultat de leurs réflexions et de leurs échanges : consacrés à des prédicateurs distants par le temps, le lieu et la langue, ils partagent une attention commune aux circonstances idéologiques, techniques et matérielles de la production des manuscrits ou des imprimés dans lesquels se réalisent leurs sermons. Ce faisant, ils contribuent à donner une assise théorique aux études littéraires sur la prédication, en montrant comment l'écrit se fonde paradoxalement sur l'oralité de l'événement qui a motivé sa rédaction pour se constituer en texte."--Page 4 of cover.
Green Library