Finding the Keys: Liberating the Ministry from Trivial Pursuits

VOL 6; ISSUE 2

03/01/1997

"Peculiar Speech" by William Willimon

Monday, 06 Aug 2007

"Lacking confidence in the power of our story to effect that of which it speaks, to evoke a new people out of nothing, our communication loses its nerve. Nothing is said that could not be heard elsewhere, nobody need die and be raised to assimilate the speech of the Empire or its universities." Just to show you that a Calvinist can quote a Methodist with profit, I'm going one step further by recommending this excellent, eminently readable little book. Duke professor William Willimon wonders why we are so obsessed with "translating" the ...

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