Wilfried Engemann: Homiletics. Principles and Patterns of Reasoning

Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Berlin/Boston 2019, 578 S.

(ISBN: 978-3-11-044025-6)

In dialogue with the theological disciplines as well as with closely related human and philosophical sciences, this standard work sets out criteria for a contemporary culture of preaching. The assumptions, arguments, models, perspectives and methods for analyzing sermon process are presented in an understandable form. Figures and practical guidelines offer helpful illustrations. This comprehensive and engaging format makes this volume a supportive  textbook, a reliable reference work and a stimulating aid for preaching – all in one.

"A wealth of important insights and elegant solutions to problems."
Zeitschrift für Praktische Theologie

"A work that provides students with a reliable introduction and those familiar with the current discourse with rich material for discussion
Theologische Literaturzeitung

"The book has everything that could be required of a genuine introduction to homiletics."
Dansk Teologisk Tidsskrift

"A standard reference book with many suggestions for the homiletic process!"
Zeitschrift für Gottesdienst und Predigt

"Engemann's book on Homiletics is a standard work of study and a reference for all concerned with the task of preaching.
Journal of Liturgy and Culture

"Engemann renews the traditional themes of preaching."
Centre d'études Istina

"Suitable as a vademecum of preachers of all levels of experience."
International Journal of Practical Theology

"Engemann's book is at the center of the development of thinking about preaching."
Handelingen.Tijdschrift voor Praktische Theologie en Religiewetenschap