HDS 2907

Introduction to Public Preaching

Daniel Albert Smith


Carrying forth the preaching pedagogy of Reverend Professor Peter Gomes, this course focuses on the practice of textual preaching from the Christian Bible. The course taught by Rev. Daniel A. Smith (Senior Minister, First Church in Cambridge, Congregational (UCC)) emphasizes exegesis, worship context, and delivery. Participants will be expected to prepare and deliver three essays and three sermons. Note: Course has additional hour to be arranged.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 8 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes

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0.50 credits
Spring 2014
Mon 2pm-4pm
FAS Memorial Church Sperry Room
Mon 2pm-4pm
Course location to be announced.

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus None
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Preaching and Worship
Language Course Designation(s) None