Preaching from the Platform

Martin Hewitt

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

Preaching from the Platform


This article explores the nineteenth-century religious lecture, its critical moments, and prominent practitioners. The focus is on the lecture in its popular and public manifestations, and lecturing as culture and practice, rather than on lectures as texts or embodiments of thought.

Keywords: religious lectures; nineteenth century; lecturing; preaching

Article.  8575 words. 

Subjects: Religion ; Christianity

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