It is almost ten years since I first read Lowry’s The Homiletical Plot. It was in preparation to teach an elective course for our two week “Winterim.” The “aha!. The Homiletical Plot provides a plotline for narrative sermons which suggests the preacher might typically move through five discernible stages. The Homiletical Plot The Sermon as Narrative Art Form a.k.a. “The Lowry Loop” by Eugene L. Lowry A book summary by Rob Guenther.

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Produce imbalance for the sake of engagement.

How does he feel? But be sure to resolve them! The text of the book remains unchanged, with the only significant change being an additional afterword. Eugene Lowry in The Homiletical Plot: Choose a new perspective.

Anyways I was blessed by it thanks as I just read the book yesterday and had various notes all over yet finding his has tightend everything up thanks again! The Sermon as Narrative Art Form.


Review: The Homiletical Plot, by Eugene Lowry | Biblical Preaching

Cure of the gospel will fit the malady of the problem. Lowry is William K. However, it is important to note that Lowry is not suggesting the forcing of any text into his 5-stage loop.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Then critique my notes and improve upon them. Chapter Eight — Yeah! Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Preaching John Robert Kysar Limited preview. Some aspects of it may not fully satisfy all of us.

What is the Homiletical Plot?

The Gospel itself is a reversal. Some tell the story of getting from the hotel to the market, but never say what city they were in. I have an assignment to be submitted in the next two weeks ;the pllt is what homileitcal the old testament concept of the follwing ;salvation and homiletics. What did this look like to Jesus? It doesn’t need to be that way though. Rather than push people to act, let the gospel remove the barriers.

The Homiletical Plot, Expanded Edition (Paper)

He presents a good case for thinking of sermons as horizontal rather than vertical, an event in time rather than space, progressing rather than static, organically developed rather than constructed. You are commenting using your Twitter account.


You are plpt using your Facebook account. New door opened, new possibility… How can life be lived? Minor ambiguities also help draw attention. Prodigal Son — Surprise!

The Homiletical Plot, Expanded Edition Paper – Eugene L. Lowry : Westminster John Knox Press

The Stages of the Homiletical Plot. Remember me on this computer. Chapter Six — Aha! What is my personal involvement in the situation? Press things into specificity. None of these are attempts to be clever, but allowing yourself to take off the blinders and to be surprised by the gospel.