Communications & Homiletics

Communications and Homiletics (CL2)

Homiletics is the discipline of practical theology concerned with preaching and teaching Christian truth. This course will focus on how to prepare sermons and teachings, as well as a practical approach to better communications through a more effectively presentation style.

Text:  12 Essential Skills for Preaching, Wayne McDill; $23.00
Classes:  Thursdays, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., January 29 – March 19, 2015

Study notes for the final exam: What You Should Know-CL2 Communications and Homiletics 

Introduction to Rhetoric – Jan. 29

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Invention (Finding the Meaning) – Feb. 5

Read pp. vii-62 of McDill
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Arrangement (Organizing) – Feb. 12

Read pp. 99-114 of McDill
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Style (How to Speak) – Feb. 19

Read pp. 63-98 of McDill
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Memory (Preparing to Present) – March 5

Read pp. 115-164 of McDill
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Delivery (The Presentation) – March 12

Read pp. 165-200 of McDill
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Applying the Principles; Final Exam – March 19

Read pp. 201-296 of McDill