Sermon Studies: Major Issues and Future Directions

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

 Sermon Studies: Major Issues and Future Directions

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This article begins with a brief description of scholars’ long neglect of sermons, in their efforts to understand the phenomenon of British religion in the modern era. It argues that sermons are worthy of further integration into the historiography of British history. The article also discusses some future directions for sermon studies.

Keywords: sermons; sermon studies; British religion; British history

Article.  10261 words. 

Subjects: Religion ; Christianity

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