By Robert H. Ellison

The most recent installment in Brills a brand new heritage of the Sermon sequence bargains leading edge reviews of sacred rhetoric within the 19th century. the 3 sectionsTheory and Theology, Sermon and Society within the British Empire, and Sermon and Society in Americacontain a complete of 16 essays on such issues as biblical feedback, Charles Darwin, the Oxford circulate, the Womans Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), English Catholicism, sermon-novels, and the slave exchange on either side of the Atlantic. a number of traditions are represented, together with the Anglican and Presbyterian church buildings, English nonconformity, Judaism, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, making this a compilation that would entice a variety of preachers, historians, literary students, and scholars of the rhetorical tradition.Contributors are Miriam Elizabeth Burstein, Thomas J. Carmody, sunrise Coleman, Robert H. Ellison, Joseph Evans, Keith A. Francis, Brian Jackson, Dorothy Lander, Thomas H. Olbricht, Carol Poster, Mirela Saim, Jessica Sheetz-Nguyen, Bob Tennant, David M. Timmerman, Tamara S. Wagner, and John Wolffe.

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10. 52 If plain preaching is at one end of a homiletic spectrum, the “university sermon” is positioned at the other. 55 The Victorians published a good deal about plain preaching, but they made only passing comments on the theory of the “university” sermon. ,” in Homiletical and Pastoral Lectures, ed. J. Ellicott (New York, 1880), pp. 105–31; Robert Wilson Evans, “Sermons to Be Plain,” in Ecclesiastes Anglicanus: Being a Treatise on Preaching, as Adapted to a Church of England Congregation: In a Series of Letters to a Young Clergyman, ed.

5: 139–47. 155 [Isaac Williams], “The Church Prayer-Book a Safe Guide,” in Plain Sermons, pp. 2: 197–205. 156 See, for example, The Episcopal Church Apostolical (#7, Newman); Scriptural Views of Holy Baptism (#67–69, Pusey), and Indications of a Superintending Providence in the Preservation of the Prayer Book and in the Changes which It has Undergone (#86, Williams). 157 Liddon, Life of Edward Bouverie Pusey, p. 2: 140. 154 38 robert h. 159 The relationship between knowledge and action is twofold.

P. 11. , p. 226. , pp. 134–60. 139 Edward Bouverie Pusey, The Miracles of Prayer. d. 1859 and 1872, pp. 313–37. d. 1859 and 1872, p. 30. 141 Arthur Wollaston Hutton, Cardinal Manning (Boston, 1892), p. 219. 136 the tractarians’ sermons and other speeches 35 educational system and of the careers his hearers would pursue in just a few years’ time. 144 Hutton would probably have said much the same thing about Charles Page Eden and Charles Marriott, the two Tractarians who succeeded Newman as vicar of St Mary’s.

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