Heart to Heart: Octavius Winslow’s Experimental Preaching
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Publisher: Reformation Heritage Books
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Over the course of nearly forty-five years of pastoral ministry, Octavius Winslow (1808–1878) effectively demonstrated the practice of applying the doctrine to life through his experimental preaching.
In ‘Heart to Heart: Octavius Winslow’s Experimental Preaching’, Tanner G. Turley surveys Winslow’s life and ministry and demonstrates how a strong theology of preaching provided the foundation for his preaching methodology. Turley highlights the doctrinal precision and Christological focus of Winslow’s preaching, revealing an aim at a holistic change in hearers through the use of application, discrimination, inquiry, illustration, exhortation, and persuasion. By introducing us to this influential preacher of the past, this study shows the significance of Winslow’s homiletic for the church of today.
Table of Contents:
Life and Ministry
Theology and Method of Preaching
Preaching Grounded in Doctrine
Preaching Centered in Christ
Theory and Practice
Appendix 1: Sermon on Psalm 130:3
Appendix 2: Sermon on Galatians 2:20
Appendix 3: Annotated Bibliography of Winslow’s Works