From the apostle Paul, Origen, and Chrysostom through Aquinas, Luther, Calvin, and Wesley to Harry Emerson Fosdick, James S.
Stewart, and Martin Luther King, Jr., this volume traces the history of preaching by focusing on the work of 20 key Christian
preachers. Wilson analyzes how preachers through history have structured their sermons and shows how preaching today embodies
the theological ideas of an era.
About the Author
Paul Scott Wilson
Paul Scott Wilson is Professor of Homiletics at Emmanuel College of the University of Toronto. He is one of the most
respected and recognized teachers of homiletics in North America. He is the author of a number of books, including The
Practice of Preaching, Imagination of the Heart, God Sense: Reading the Bible for Preaching, and The Four Pages of the
Sermon, all published by Abingdon Press. He is the General Editor of The New Interpreter's Handbook of