The Naked Preacher

Action Research and a Practice of Preaching

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Jason C. Boyd
SCM Research
  • Louisville, KY: 
    Westminster John Knox Press
    , March
     2018.
     288 pages.
     $104.00.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9780334056447.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by Andrew Dunlop forthcoming.

Description

This new volume in the SCM Research series argues that both preaching and Action Research are inherently exposing practices. They require a deep level of self-consciousness, and a willingness to hold oneself up to critique and comment. But at their best they are both formed within a deep and supportive critical community. 

Applying a methodology rooted in Action Research as way of Doing Theology (ART), and drawn from the author's own research within a specific 'community of practice', "The Naked Preacher" demonstrates for preachers and ministers new ways to be critically and constructively self-aware. It also offers an important contribution for practical theologians with an interest in action research and critical reflection.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Jason C. Boyd is Tutor in Theology for the Congregational Federation Foundation Degree.

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