Visually Speaking: Radio and the Renaissance of Preaching

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1999 - Religion - 294 pages
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What can preachers learn from the art of radio broadcasting? How can preachers develop more imaginative patterns of speaking? Jolyon Mitchell analyzes religious broadcasting in Britain and America, exploring how the speaker can create pictures with words and engage listeners in multisensory ways. This book offers theological insights and practical guidelines to enable preachers to listen and to communicate more creatively in today's media-saturated world.

 

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Contents

Preaching in Crisis
13
Preaching in Transformation
29
Radio in Crisis
47
Radio in Transformation
61
Case Studies from British and American
77
Thought for the Day
107
American Radio Preachers
143
Translation and Embodiment
175
The Embodied Word
203
Talking Pictures
219
Bibliography
241
Index
289
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About the author (1999)

Jolyon P. Mitchell is a lecturer in Communication and Theology at Edinburgh University and a former BBC World Service producer.

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