n HTS : Theological Studies - Making Jesus' parables accessible to postmodern people
Preaching parables to postmoderns, Brian C. Stiller : book review

Volume 67, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0259-9422
  • E-ISSN: 2072-8050



Preaching in our day has become an increasingly difficult and challenging task. The preacher has to build a bridge between today's people in their unique situation and the Biblical message that originated in a different context. Today's people are highly pluralistic, showing great diversity in spirituality, and with multiple needs. Furthermore, some have been raised on Bible stories and others cannot tell a biblical saying from an honored maxim. In this changing and radically secular age, Stiller addresses the following question about preaching, 'How are people to understand the Bible if they have less and less knowledge of it or its stories?'

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