Must Reads, Episode 13, with Dr. Sally A. Brown and her book Sunday's Sermon for Monday's World
by Perkins Center for Preaching Excellence on Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Must Reads, Episode 13, with Dr. Sally A. Brown, featuring her book Sunday's Sermon for Monday's World
Welcome to episode 13 of Must Reads with Dr. Sally A. Brown, Princeton Seminary’s Elizabeth M. Engle Professor of Preaching and Worship.
The book explores the question of what can preachers do to help congregants navigate everyday life with the courage, imagination, and savvy it takes to testify in action and word to God’s mercy and justice.
Sally A. Brown, PhD '01, is Princeton Seminary’s Elizabeth M. Engle Professor of Preaching and Worship. She earned an MDiv from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a PhD from Princeton Theological Seminary. An ordained Presbyterian minister with more than 20 years of parish and non-parish pastoral experience prior to beginning her academic career, she continues to teach and preach in local congregations. Her academic interests include the theology and rhetoric of the cross in contemporary preaching, with attention to issues raised by feminist theology and postmodern theories of discourse; exploring the history, theology, and rhetoric of women’s preaching in a range of cultural contexts; identifying trajectories of continuity and change in worship today, with attention to the what and why of Christian worship, theologically, as well as the difference context makes in worship practices; and hermeneutical theory and constructive practical theology. She teaches preaching and worship as well as a PhD seminar in theories of interpretation and constructive practical theology.