Tongues of Angels, Tongues of Men

Tongues of Angels, Tongues of Men

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Tongues of Angels, Tongues of Men: A Book of Sermonsis a one-volume collection of the world's great sermons from the Judeo-Christian tradition. Resonant with promise, here are the speeches that have echoed down the centuries. From the Sermon on the Mount to Savonarola's attack on Renaissance Florence's excesses, from the anti-Nazi preaching of Bonhoeffer to Merton's awareness of the everyday in spiritual life, there is no issue or dilemma the pulpit has not addressed. This engaging collection combines a myriad of topics, individuals, eras, and controversies to achieve a balance of the human, the moral, and the theological. Jewish readers will be moved by the Hasidic exhortation to faith and joy, and Christian readers will appreciate the pulpits use as a forum for debate. Edited, annotated, and abridged by two experts, here are nearly one hundred famed sermons from preachers as diverse as Paul, Augustine, Benedict, Curé d'Ars, John Donne, Hildegard of Bingen, Girolamo Savonarola, Martin Luther, Meister Eckhart, John Henry Newman, Cotton Mather, Thomas Crammer, Henry Ward Beecher, Desmond Tutu, Martin Niemöller, John Calvin, Rabbi Akiba, John Wesley, Billy Sunday, Bernard of Clairvaux, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Billy Graham, Martin Luther King, Jr., and many, many more. A full thematic index, an alphabetical list of preachers, and a comprehensive index complete this book filled with timeless riches.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Doubleday, c1999
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780385488921
Branch Call Number: 252/TON 4565nf 1
Additional Contributors: Thornton, John F. 1942-
Washburn, Katharine
Jesus Christ 4 BC. - 29 AD
Peter the Apostle, Saint
Paul the Apostle, Saint
Clement of Rome d. 97 AD
Origen 185 - 253 AD
Chrysostom, John Saint,350 - 407 AD
Basil the Great Saint,330 - 379 AD
Ambrose Saint,340? - 397 AD
Augustine Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Gregory the Great Saint,540 - 604
Patrick Saint,373-463
Caesarius of Arles 469 - 542 AD
Bede the Venerable, Saint,673-735
Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint,1090 or 91-1153
Hildegard Saint,1098-1179
Francis of Assisi, Saint,1182-1226
Thomas Aquinas, Saint,1225?-1274
Eckhart, Johannes Meister,1260 - 1327
Thomas à Kempis,1380-1471
Anatoli, Jacob ca. 1250
Savonarola, Girolamo 1452-1498
Fisher, John Saint,1469-1535
Luther, Martin 1483-1546
Latimer, Hugh 1485-1555
Calvin, John 1509-1564
Knox, John 1505-1572
Andrewes, Lancelot 1555-1626
Donne, John 1572-1631
Perkins, William 1558-1602
Grantham, Thomas f. 1641
Taylor, Jeremy Bp. of Down and Connors,1613-1667
Laud, William 1573-1645
Bunyan, John 1628-1688
Barrow, Isaac 1630-1677
Bossuet, Jacques Bénigne 1627-1704
Morteira, Saul Levi fl. 1619-1660
Winthrop, John 1588-1649
Mather, Cotton 1663-1728
Edwards, Jonathan 1703-1758
Tillotson, John 1630-1694
Swift, Jonathan 1667-1745
Sterne, Laurence 1713-1768
Johnson, Samuel 1709-1784
Wesley, John 1703-1791
Wesley, Charles 1707-1788
Nachman of Bratislava Rabbi,1772-1811
Landau, Ezekiel 1713-1793
Rothenberg, Isaac Meir of Ger 1789-1866
Vianney, Jean Baptiste Marie Saint,1786-1869
Parker, Theodore 1810-1860
Finney, Charles Grandison 1792-1875
Emerson, Ralph Waldo 1803-1882
Beecher, Henry Ward 1813-1887
Hopkins, Gerard Manley 1844-1889
Newman, John Henry 1801-1890
Jasper, John J. 1812-1901
Brooks, Phillips 1835-1893
Moody, Dwight Lyman 1837-1899
Baring-Gould, Sabine 1834-1924
Bryan, William Jennings 1860-1925
Sunday, Billy 1862-1935
Bonhoeffer, Dietrich 1906-1945
Knox, Ronald Arbuthnott 1888-1957
Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963
Tillich, Paul 1886-1965
Barth, Karl 1886-1968
King, Martin Luther Jr.,1929-1968
Fosdick, Harry Emerson Rev.,1878-1969
Niebuhr, Reinhold 1892-1971
Wolfson, Harry Austryn 1887-1974
Bultmann, Rudolf Karl 1884-1976
Sheen, Fulton John Bishop,1895-1979
MacLeish, Archibald 1892-1982
Niemöller, Martin 1892-1984
Franklin, C. L. 1915-1984
Rahner, Karl 1904-1984
Graham, Billy 1918-
John Paul II, Pope,1920-2005
Runcie, Robert A. K. (Robert Alexander Kennedy), 1921-
Coffin, William Sloane Jr. 1924-
Buechner, Frederick 1926-
Lustiger Jean-Marie 1926-
Tutu, Desmond
Gomes, Peter J. 1942-
Alternative Title: Vision 7 : the devil / Hildegard of Bingen
The sermon on the mount / Jesus of Nazareth
The pentecost sermon / St. Peter
At Antioch and Athens / St. Paul
Christ and the church / Clement of Rome
Exodus homily / Origen
Homily 20 / St. John Chrysostom
On the creation of crawling creatures : homily 7 / St. Basil the Great
On the first day of creation / St. Ambrose
To the newly baptized ; On the Eucharist and On charity / St. Augustine of Hippo
Homily 25 / St. Gregory the Great
A slave in Ireland / St. Patrick
On the beginning of Lent / Caesarius of Arles
The meeting of Mercy and Justice / The Venerable Bede
The end of the world : Homily 2 / Anonymous
Various meanings of the kiss / St. Bernard of Clairvaux
Vision seven : the devil / Hildegard of Bingen
St. Francis preaches to the birds / St. Frances of Assisi
On the Apostles' Creed / St. Thomas Aquinas
The feast of the Holy Trinity / Meister Johannes Eckhart
Taking up the cross / Thomas à Kempis
On Proverbs / Jacob Anatoli
Balaam's ass / Fra Girolamo Savonarola
Dependence upon Divine mercy / St. John Fisher
Sermon on the raising of Lazarus / Martin Luther
Sermon of the Plow and Duties and respect of Judges / Hugh Latimer
I know that my Redeemer lives / John Calvin
"O Lord our God, other lords besides thee have ruled us" / John Knox
A cold coming / Lancelot Andrewes
Death's duel / John Donne
The good witch must also die / William Perkins
A wife mistaken, or a wife and no wife / Thomas Grantham
Lust for revenge / Jeremy Taylor
The last words of the Archbishop of Canterbury / William Laud
Mr. Bunyan's last sermon / John Bunyan
Of submission to the Divine Will / Isaac Barrow
Funeral oration for Louis Bourbon, Prince of Condé / Jacques Bénigne Bossuet
Second Farar eulogy : "The Tsaddiq is lost" / Saul Levi Morteira
A model of Christian charity / John Winthrop
Thanksgiving / Cotton Mather
Sinners in the hands of an angry God / Jonathan Edwards
Against evil-speaking / John Tillotson
Upon sleeping in church / Jonathan Swift
The prodigal son / Laurence Sterne
All is vanity / Samuel Johnson
The great assize / John Wesley
Awake, thou that sleepest / Charles Wesley
The lost princess / Rabbi Nachman of Bratislava
Eulogy for Empress Maria Theresa / Ezekiel Landau
On the eve of the Day of Atonement / Isaac Meir Rothenberg of Ger
Beware if you have no temptations / St. Jean Baptiste Marie Vianney
A sermon of slavery / Theodore Parker
Stewardship / Charles Grandison Finney
"Pray without ceasing" / Ralph Waldo Emerson
Spared! / Henry Ward Beecher
And Joseph and his mother marveled / Gerard Manley Hopkins
The powers of nature and Holiness necessary for future blessedness / John Henry Newman
De sun do move / John J. Jasper
The fire and the calf / Phillips Brooks
Come / Dwight Lyman Moody
Perseverance / Sabine Baring-Gould
God and evolution / William Jennings Bryan
Heaven / Billy Sunday
The Judas sermon / Dietrich Bonhoeffer
The creed in slow motion / Ronald Knox
Membership / C. S. Lewis
Loneliness and solitude / Paul Tillich
Saved by Grace / Karl Barth
The dimensions of a complete life / Martin Luther King Jr
The church must go beyond modernism / Harry Emerson Fosdick
The wheat and the tares / Reinhold Niebuhr
The professed atheist and the verbal theist / Harry Austryn Wolfson
This world and the beyond / Rudolf Bultmann
The Beatitudes / Fulton J. Sheen
The Book of Job / Archibald MacLeish
Dachau sermon : Maundy Thursday, March 29, 1945 / martin Niemöller
Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails and thrust my hand into his side / C. L. Franklin
All Saints and All Souls Day / Karl Rahner
The prodigal son / Billy Graham
Homily at Lourdes / John Paul II
Zeebrugge Ferry disaster / Robert Runcie
Alex's death / William Sloane Coffin, Jr
The hungering dark / Frederick Buechner
The greatest saint of modern times / Jean-Marie Lustiger
What Jesus means to me / Tutu Desmond
The invisible reality of hope / Peter J. Gomes


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