Sermons: Themes and Developments

Keith A. Francis

in The Oxford Handbook of the British Sermon 1689-1901

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199583591
Published online November 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology

Sermons: Themes and Developments


Sermons were once significant social events, and sermon publishing was an important and lucrative business in the two hundred years before 1901. This article discusses sermon topics and sermon types, the purpose of publishing sermons, and the sermon as an object of study.

Keywords: printed sermons; published sermons; sermon publishing; preaching; sermon types; sermon topics

Article.  7225 words. 

Subjects: Religion ; Christianity

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