Books for Learning to Preach in the Black Tradition

Well I did a Amazon Book list a few years ago and thought I would update it. I updated it there, but I also wanted to post the list here. So here are some books to help you learn to preach in the African American Tradition

Black Preaching: The Recovery of a Powerful Art Here is an introduction to Black Preaching history, style, content, and theology. It gives a good introduction to to the field.
The Heart of Black Preaching Here is a very helpful introduction to the theological perspective that undergirds a lot of Black Preaching. In addition, you will find a way to categorize Black experience for preaching in what he calls “Domains of expereince.
Weary Throats and New Songs: Black Women Proclaiming God's Word How to Black Women put together sermons? This book answers that question. While answering the question we learn different approaches to preaching in the African American tradition.
Celebration and Experience in Preaching

Celebration is at the root of Black Preaching according to Mitchell. In this book you will find a number of vehicles to help the preacher wed the scripture and human experience.

They Like to Never Quit Praisin' God: The Role of Celebration in Preaching

How do you implement Mitchell’s celebration theme? Thomas invites you to create your sermon keeping celebration in mind from the beginning. One of the three books that Jeremiah Wright said all preachers should read.

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Sherman Haywood Cox II is the director of Soul Preaching. He holds the M.Div with an emphasis in Homiletics and a M.S. in Computer Science.

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