Preaching and Context

This unit examines preaching in its social and cultural context. The student will explore the practice of preaching  and learn how to design and delver in various communication styles relevant to a variety of audiences.

Study Level



Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Worship and Liturgy

Credit Points



L5020 Introduction to Preaching

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Assess contemporary social and cultural context, looking at future trends, and comment on the place of preaching
  2. explain the principles underlying effective preaching in particular contexts
  3. design sermons or homilies incorporating variations in style and structure
  4. discuss sermons or homilies with reference to their social and cultural context
  5. preach sermons or homilies that effectively communicate in different contexts.
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