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Moderatism, Pietism, and Awakening : Reading & Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian Church - Hughes Oliphant Old

Moderatism, Pietism, and Awakening

Reading & Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian Church

Paperback Published: May 2004
ISBN: 9780802822321
Number Of Pages: 620

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"The Reading and Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian Church" is a multivolume study by Oliphant Old that explores the history of preaching from the words of Moses at Mount Sinai through modern times. In Volume 5, "Pietism, Moderatism, and Awakening," Old brings the story of preaching up through the eighteenth century, showing how, after the tumultuous age of the Reformation, preaching in the eighteenth century was driven in several very different directions. The first part of the book explores Moderatism, an inevitable reaction against the high tensions of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation. The part of the book examines the Pietist preachers Philipp Jakob Spener, August Hermann Francke, Johann Albrecht Bengel, Theodorus Jacobus Frelinghuyen, Gilbert Tennent, John Wesley, George Whitefield, and Samuel Davies. The final part of the book surveys a number of national schools of preaching, including preaching in New England, preaching in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Franciscan preaching in Spanish California, Romanian Orthodoxy under the Turks, preaching in the Russian Orthodox Church, preaching in Scotland, and Evangelical Anglicanism.

bStudying these volumes is like walking around a great cathedral: every section, however distinctive, unites in a grand design whose aim is to restore preaching to its rightful place. This multivolume work is easily the best history of preaching ever written, one that will serve generations of those whose faith comes by hearing.b-- William Edgar
Westminster Theological Seminary

bEcumenical in breadth, magisterial in authority, and pastoral in intentionality, Oldbs multivolume history of preaching is a landmark inAmerican intellectual history. Old views preaching as an act of worship, and his own prodigious scholarship likewise stands in service to God. Old has bequeathed to the church of the twenty-first century the definitive history of preaching, a spiritual feast for scholars and preachers alike for years and years to come.b
-- James F. Kay
Princeton Theological Seminary

bI consider this series by Old to be most timely. The current unfortunate trend to dumb down worship will less Scripture and with popular topical sermons needs the corrective offered in this comprehensive and readable work.bNorthern Baptist Theological Seminary

Prefacep. xiii
Moderatismp. 1
John Howe (1630-1705)p. 5
Dissent and Tolerationp. 8
Doctrinal Preaching as Worshipp. 11
John Tillotson (1630-94)p. 16
A More Relaxed Spiritualityp. 16
Moderatism Becomes Civil Religionp. 17
The Rewards of Religionp. 20
"His Commandments Are Not Grievous"p. 22
Matthew Henry (1662-1714)p. 24
The Westminster Directory for Public Worship and the Double Sermonp. 28
The Exposition of Scripturep. 30
The Preaching of Christian Doctrinep. 31
Jean-Frederic Ostervald (1663-1747)p. 34
Jacques Saurin (1677-1730)p. 38
The Grandeur of Godp. 41
The Eloquence of Preachingp. 48
Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801)p. 50
Worship in Zurich, 1750-1800p. 51
Expository Sermonsp. 54
Festal Sermonsp. 57
Sermons on Current Affairsp. 62
Preaching the Love of Godp. 64
The Awakenings of Eighteenth-Century Pietismp. 69
Philipp Jakob Spener (1635-1705)p. 77
The Born-Again Experiencep. 78
Pietism as Protestant Mysticismp. 84
Pietist Moralityp. 87
August Hermann Francke (1663-1727)p. 89
Johann Albrecht Bengel (1687-1752)p. 96
Pietist Biblical Studiesp. 96
The Pietist Hermeneuticp. 98
Theodorus Jacobus Frelinghuysen (1692-1747)p. 104
Gilbert Tennent (1703-64)p. 107
John Wesley (1703-91)p. 110
Salvation by Faithp. 116
The Almost Christianp. 121
Justification by Faithp. 123
Christian Perfectionp. 126
The New Birthp. 129
The Sermon on the Mountp. 133
George Whitefield (1714-70)p. 135
Samuel Davies (1723-61)p. 154
New Englandp. 168
The Liturgical Setting of the Puritan Sermonp. 170
John Cotton (1584-1652)p. 178
Thomas Hooker (1586-1647)p. 185
John Eliot (1604-90)--the Gospel in Algonquianp. 187
Thomas Shepard (1605-49)p. 191
Sermons on the Parable of the Ten Virginsp. 194
Sermons on Calvin's Catechismp. 209
A Wholesome Caveatp. 210
Shepard as Evangelistp. 216
Increase Mather (1639-1723)p. 217
Samuel Willard (1640-1707)p. 223
Sermons on Psalm 32p. 226
Sermons on the Catechismp. 239
A Classic Jeremiadp. 240
Benjamin Colman (1673-1747)p. 244
Jonathan Edwards (1703-58)p. 248
Sermons on I Corinthians 13p. 255
Preaching the Terrors of the Lordp. 274
Preaching the Delights of the Lordp. 278
Preaching to the Mohicans and the Mohawksp. 282
Doctrinal Preachingp. 284
Preaching in the Austro-Hungarian Empirep. 294
The Hapsburg Conquest of Bohemia, 1526-1620p. 296
Counter-Reformation Preaching in Bohemia, 1620-1750p. 300
Preaching the Reformation in Hungaryp. 304
The Earliest Protestant Preachersp. 305
Istvan Kis of Szeged (1505-72), Doctor of Theologyp. 306
Gaspar Karolyi (ca. 1520-91) and the Hungarian Biblep. 308
Peter Bornemissza (ca. 1535-84), Lutheran Bishopp. 310
Peter Juhasz (Melius) (1536-72)p. 311
Albert Szenci Molnar (1574-1637)p. 313
Peter Pazmany (1570-1637)p. 316
Pal Medgyesi (fl. 1650-60)p. 323
The Witness of the Hungarian Galley Slavesp. 328
Abraham a Sancta Clara (1644-1709)p. 330
Sermon for Christmas Evep. 333
Sermon for Easterp. 338
Sermon for Saint Leopold's Dayp. 340
Franz Peikhart (1684-1752)p. 344
Franciscan Preaching in Spanish Californiap. 351
The Gathering of the Mission Teamp. 352
The Road to Californiap. 356
The Founding of the Missionsp. 359
Romanian Orthodoxy under the Turksp. 367
The Seventeenth-Century Homiliariesp. 369
Petru Movila (1596-1646)p. 371
Varlaam of Moldavia (fl. 1643)p. 373
Antim of Iveria (1650-1716)p. 375
From Slavery to Martyrdomp. 376
Catechetical Ministryp. 378
Feast-Day Sermonsp. 382
The Russian Orthodox Churchp. 389
The Evangelization of Russiap. 390
Ilarion (d. 1051), Metropolitan of Kievp. 392
Luke of Novgorod (fl. 1050-1070)p. 396
Theodosius of Pechersk (d. 1074)p. 398
Kiril of Turov (ca. 1130-82)p. 401
The Mongolian Conquestp. 406
Latin Influence on the Russian Sermonp. 409
The Preaching Saintsp. 411
Daniel of Moscow (fl. 1540)p. 411
Dimitri of Rostov (1651-1709)p. 414
Tikhon of Zadonsk (1724-83)p. 415
Philaret of Moscow (1782-1867)p. 418
Scotlandp. 429
John Knox and His Lieutenantsp. 429
The Covenantersp. 439
Thomas Boston (1676-1732)p. 445
The Evangelistic Function of Preachingp. 448
The Doxological Purpose of Preachingp. 453
John Willison (1680-1750)p. 457
The Piety of the Old Schoolp. 457
Sermon and Sacramentp. 458
Robert Walker (1716-84)p. 464
Providencep. 465
The Gospel and the Supperp. 471
Evangelistic Imageryp. 477
Lord's Day Worshipp. 481
Hugh Blair (1718-1800)p. 485
Andrew Thomson (1779-1831)p. 497
Sermons on Actsp. 500
Communion Sermonsp. 508
Thomas Chalmers (1780-1847)p. 512
Apologetic Preachingp. 514
Expository Preachingp. 519
Diaconal Preachingp. 530
Insight, Imagination, and the Art of Oratoryp. 534
Conclusionp. 538
Evangelical Anglicanismp. 541
Pietism in an English Contextp. 542
Latitudinarianismp. 544
Enthusiasmp. 545
Samuel Walker of Truro (1714-61)p. 547
William Romaine (1714-95)p. 549
John Newton (1725-1807)p. 554
Ordination of a Self-Taught Manp. 555
A Democratized Rhetoricp. 556
The Evangelical Missionp. 558
Worship as Witness to God's Gloryp. 560
Robert Hawker (1753-1827)p. 562
Charles Simeon (1759-1836)p. 564
The Art of Expository Preachingp. 569
Protestant Plain Stylep. 573
The Excellency of the Liturgyp. 575
Bibliographyp. 579
Indexp. 601
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ISBN: 9780802822321
ISBN-10: 0802822320
Series: Reading & Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian Church : Book 5
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 620
Published: May 2004
Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 15.65  x 3.43
Weight (kg): 0.84