William Pitts examines the era when the Social Gospel was new—and controversial.
The best preachers, says Russell Mitman, preach liturgically, eschatologically, multi-sensorily, and eight more ways that end in -ly.
Whenever I preached a dense sermon or used too many references, a missionary friend would gently remind me to proclaim the gospel simply.
The Century asked 23 authors to boil Christian proclamation down to just a few words. What is the essence of the essence of Christianity?
In the summer of 1963 I was hanging around Harvard’s libraries, worrying about hermeneutics.