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Author: Cleophus J. LaRue

Cleophus J. LaRue is Francis Landey Patton Professor of Homiletics at Princeton Theological Seminary. He is one of the most highly visible members of the homiletics guild and a frequent speaker at denominational and educational events. Among his many books are I Believe I'll Testify: The Art of African American Preaching and The Heart of Black Preaching, published by Westminster John Knox Press.

The Heart of Black Preaching
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11/1/1999 Add to Shopping Cart

The Heart of Black Preaching

Cleophus LaRue argues that the extraordinary character of black preaching derives from a distinctive biblical hermeneutic that views God as involved in practical ways in the lives of African Americans. This hermeneutic, he believes, has remained con...

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I Believe I'll Testify
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I Believe I'll Testify

The Art of African American Preaching

LaRue is one of the best-loved preachers and writers about preaching. In past volumes, he's brought together great collections of African American preaching to showcase the best preaching from across the country. Here he offers his own insights into...

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More Power in the Pulpit
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4/20/2009 Add to Shopping Cart

More Power in the Pulpit

How America's Most Effective Black Preachers Prepare Their Sermons

In this companion and sequel to the best-selling Power in the Pulpit (2002), which has sold over 11,000 copies, more of America's best-known and most influential African American preachers describe how they go about preparing their sermons. Each pre...

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Power in the Pulpit
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Power in the Pulpit

How America's Most Effective Black Preachers Prepare Their Sermons

In this book, scholar and preacher Cleophus J. LaRue brings together the voices of twelve of America's most influential African-American preachers. Each of these renowned preachers describes his or her method of sermon preparation and includes a sam...

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Rethinking Celebration
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8/24/2016 Add to Shopping Cart

Rethinking Celebration

From Rhetoric to Praise in African American Preaching

"This book is a clarion call for African American preachers to think more deeply about the aims and ends of their preaching—namely to stop putting so much emphasis on celebratory endings to our sermons and focus more on the substantive content in ou...

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This Is My Story
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4/5/2005 Add to Shopping Cart

This Is My Story

Testimonies and Sermons of Black Women in Ministry

p>African American women continue to confess their call to ministry even when they know such a confession may cause them to face criticism and even ostracism from many of the same men and women who nurtured them in the faith. In This Is My Story, th...

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