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Product Description: The lectionary is a helpful homiletical tool. But there are times when lectionary preaching does not meet a congregation’s needs. Sermon Treks offers preachers and students an invigorating selection of new sermon-planning trails, for use as sermon series or for single sermons...read more

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9781426763861 | Abingdon Pr, November 19, 2013, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The lectionary is a helpful homiletical tool.

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Product Description: Acts of the Apostles helps the preacher identify possibilities for sermons based on texts and themes in the book of Acts. While offering a basic exegetical framework for interpreting passages in Acts in their historical, literary, rhetorical, and theological contexts, this volume also suggests ways in which the preacher can relate passages and motifs from Acts to the congregation and world today...read more

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9780800698720 | Fortress Pr, May 1, 2013, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Acts of the Apostles helps the preacher identify possibilities for sermons based on texts and themes in the book of Acts.

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Product Description: A faith should be a living thing. What we believe necessarily evolves in response to insights into the Bible, to questions or doubts we face, to changes in life circumstances, or to things that happen in the larger world. Nevertheless, Christians often find it helpful to identify what they can most fully believe at a given moment...read more

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9780664233655 | Westminster John Knox Pr, January 25, 2010, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A faith should be a living thing.

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Product Description: Preaching and the Other introduces the reader to six major themes characteristic of the postmodern era that are important for preaching and explains their implications.Themes discussed include: perception as interpretation, deconstruction, otherness, transgression, pluralism, and the importance of apologetics...read more

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9780827229921 | Chalice Pr, October 31, 2009, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Preaching and the Other introduces the reader to six major themes characteristic of the postmodern era that are important for preaching and explains their implications.

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9780664231880 | Westminster John Knox Pr, January 7, 2008, cover price $14.00

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Product Description: Preachers are not simple representatives of a particular theological world. Each preacher manifests characteristics that arise from that person's particular approach to life, theology, and preaching. Rather than teaching how one can preach theology or deal with particular theological issues from the pulpit, Ronald J...read more

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9780800662325 | Fortress Pr, January 1, 2008, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Preachers are not simple representatives of a particular theological world.

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Product Description: In this third and concluding volume of their lectionary commentary collection (Preaching the Gospels without Blaming the Jews and Preaching the Letters without Dismissing the Law), Ronald Allen and Clark Williamson encourage the church and its preachers to rediscover the Old Testament as a vibrant wellspring of Christian faith and life...read more

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9780664230685 | Westminster John Knox Pr, April 16, 2007, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In this third and concluding volume of their lectionary commentary collection (Preaching the Gospels without Blaming the Jews and Preaching the Letters without Dismissing the Law), Ronald Allen and Clark Williamson encourage the church and its preachers to rediscover the Old Testament as a vibrant wellspring of Christian faith and life.

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Product Description: This set includes three books by Ronald Allen and Clark Williamson: Preaching the Gospels without Blaming the Jews, Preaching the Letters without Dismissing the Law and Preaching the Old Testament. These books provide thoughtful commentaries on important biblical texts and are designed to help preachers avoid incorporating misunderstandings and stereotypes into their sermons on those texts...read more

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9780664231842 | Westminster John Knox Pr, March 15, 2007, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This set includes three books by Ronald Allen and Clark Williamson: Preaching the Gospels without Blaming the Jews, Preaching the Letters without Dismissing the Law and Preaching the Old Testament.

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Product Description: This unique commentary helps preachers see how knowledge of first-century Judaism can help them avoid incorporating misunderstandings and stereotypes into their sermons on the letters. Ronald

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9780664230012 | Westminster John Knox Pr, June 30, 2006, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This unique commentary helps preachers see how knowledge of first-century Judaism can help them avoid incorporating misunderstandings and stereotypes into their sermons on the letters.

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Product Description: With an emphasis on descriptive and policy-oriented text, plus a wide range of well-developed and realistic problems, EVIDENCE: Text, Problems, and Cases, Fourth Edition, presents an engaging exploration of the fundamental principles, policies, and cutting edge issues of the Federal Rules of Evidence...read more
By Ronald J. Allen (editor), Richard B. Kuhns (editor) and Eleanor Swift (editor)

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9780735556225 | 4th edition (Aspen Law & Business, June 6, 2006), cover price $169.00 | About this edition: With an emphasis on descriptive and policy-oriented text, plus a wide range of well-developed and realistic problems, EVIDENCE: Text, Problems, and Cases, Fourth Edition, presents an engaging exploration of the fundamental principles, policies, and cutting edge issues of the Federal Rules of Evidence.
9780735523982 | 3 edition (Aspen Law & Business, February 1, 2002), cover price $98.00 | About this edition: With an emphasis on descriptive and policy-oriented text, plus a wide range of well-developed and realistic problems, EVIDENCE: Text, Problems, and Cases, Fourth Edition, presents an engaging exploration of the fundamental principles, policies, and cutting edge issues of the Federal Rules of Evidence.
9781567065565 | 2 edition (Aspen Law & Business, June 1, 1997), cover price $66.00 | About this edition: Book by Allen, Ronald J.

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Product Description: Preaching, says professor and author O. Wesley Allen Jr., should be considered as a form of conversation. The church, after all, is a community of conversation that exists in part to interpret God's purposes for the world and to participate in those purposes...read more

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9780664228606 | Westminster John Knox Pr, March 22, 2005, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Preaching, says professor and author O.

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Product Description: When the authors created the first edition of <b>Comprehensive Criminal Procedure</b>, they tied it to contemporary thinking in the field and made it reflect the realities of the course as it is actually taught, covering both investigative and adjudicative topics...read more

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9780735546226 | 2 edition (Aspen Law & Business, March 15, 2005), cover price $166.00 | About this edition: When the authors created the first edition of <b>Comprehensive Criminal Procedure</b>, they tied it to contemporary thinking in the field and made it reflect the realities of the course as it is actually taught, covering both investigative and adjudicative topics.

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Product Description: Designed to meet the need for a short survey course or a traditional investigation course, this sophisticated cases-and-notes book is derived from the authors' successful <i>Comprehensive Criminal Procedure</i>. By concentrating on the investigation stage without detouring into other areas, this new casebook offers the scope and depth of coverage necessary for a thorough course, in a straightforward and accessible presentation...read more
By Ronald J. Allen (editor)

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9780735551930 | Panel Pub, March 10, 2005, cover price $131.00 | About this edition: Designed to meet the need for a short survey course or a traditional investigation course, this sophisticated cases-and-notes book is derived from the authors' successful <i>Comprehensive Criminal Procedure</i>.

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Product Description: When the authors of this book set about analyzing the data and reporting the findings of their extensive study on how laity hear sermons, they thought they would be sharing what listeners reported helps them enter into the meaning of a sermon and what prevents them from hearing what the preacher is saying...read more

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9780827205024 | Chalice Pr, February 24, 2005, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: When the authors of this book set about analyzing the data and reporting the findings of their extensive study on how laity hear sermons, they thought they would be sharing what listeners reported helps them enter into the meaning of a sermon and what prevents them from hearing what the preacher is saying.

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Product Description: Hearing the Sermon is a total revolution in the "how-to's" of preaching. It is the result of an extensive study that made those who listen to sermons the teachers of effective preaching. Using Aristotelian categories of rhetoric as a basis for analyzing the effectiveness of the sermon -- the audience's perception of the of the preacher (ethos), the audience's perception that the message of the speech is true (logos), and the audience's response to the feelings and identifications generated in connection with the sermon (pathos)...read more

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9780827205017 | Chalice Pr, November 1, 2004, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Hearing the Sermon is a total revolution in the "how-to's" of preaching.

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Product Description: The four gospels are steeped in Judaism: one cannot understand any one of them without knowledge of Jewish people, practices, scriptures, and institutions in the first century. At the same time, the gospels reflect tension and even animosity between the communities of the gospel writers and other Jewish groups, and often caricature some Jewish people, practices, and institutions to justify a separation between traditional Jewish groups and the communities of Mark, Matthew, Luke, and John...read more

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9780664227630 | Westminster John Knox Pr, August 1, 2004, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The four gospels are steeped in Judaism: one cannot understand any one of them without knowledge of Jewish people, practices, scriptures, and institutions in the first century.

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Product Description: Many preachers long to understand the dynamics of thought, feeling, and behavior at work in congregations. They use many techniques to evaluate the needs of their congregation and to sharpen their sermons, but preachers seldom give members of their congregation the opportunities to identify qualities of preaching that motivate them to engage sermons, and qualities of sermons that prompt disengagement...read more

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9780827205000 | Chalice Pr, June 1, 2004, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Many preachers long to understand the dynamics of thought, feeling, and behavior at work in congregations.

By Ronald J. Allen (contributor), Teresa L. Fry Brown (contributor), Charles L. Campbell (contributor) and Jana Childers (contributor)

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9780827229976 | Chalice Pr, May 1, 2004, cover price $23.99

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Product Description: Book by Allen, Ronald J., Stuntz, William J., Hoffmann, Joseph L., Livingston, Debra A. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780735539457 | Supplement edition (Aspen Law & Business, August 1, 2003), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Book by Allen, Ronald J.

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Product Description: Preaching: it sounds like such a easy thing to do. All you have to do is step into the pulpit and talk for 20 minutes, right? Anyone who’s ever stepped into that pulpit knows that preaching is anything but easy. Speaking a word from God that is grounded in the biblical witness, theologically responsible, and true to contemporary experience is one of the most difficult things one can do...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780687045167 | Abingdon Pr, December 1, 2002, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Preaching: it sounds like such a easy thing to do.

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Product Description: Every time a congregation gathers for worship, many different people, from different points in life, with different needs and perspectives come together; each refracting messages through their own lenses. Each person processes communication in ways that are influenced by age, gender, race, personality type, ethnicity, education, and social and economic backgrounds...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780827227163 | Chalice Pr, November 1, 2002, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: Every time a congregation gathers for worship, many different people, from different points in life, with different needs and perspectives come together; each refracting messages through their own lenses.

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Product Description: In this practical handbook, Ron Allen helps preachers to embody the tenets of the Christian faith in their sermons, thereby enabling their congregations to believe, live, and witness more intentionally and with more integrity. Rather than advocating a particular kind of preaching, Allen recommends that pastors pay more conscientious and critical attention to systematic theology in the preparation of their sermons...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780664223304 | 1 edition (Westminster John Knox Pr, March 1, 2002), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In this practical handbook, Ron Allen helps preachers to embody the tenets of the Christian faith in their sermons, thereby enabling their congregations to believe, live, and witness more intentionally and with more integrity.

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