International Journal of Homiletics – ISSN 2366-7958


Alexander Deeg, Professor of Practical Theology, University of Leipzig, Germany

Marlene Ringgaard Lorensen, Professor of Practical Theology with special obligations in Homiletics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Editorial Board

Júlio Cézar Adam, Professor of Practical Theology, Faculdades EST, Brazil

Charles Campbell, Professor of Homiletics, Duke Divinity School, USA

Johan Cilliers, Professor of Homiletics, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Katsuki Hirano, Director of the School for Preachers, Japan

Dimitra Koukoura, Professor of Homiletics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Michael Marmur, Rabbi, Professor of Theology/Philosophy, Hebrew Union College, Jerusalem, Israel

Donyelle McCray, Assistant Professor of Homiletics, Yale Divinity School, USA

Dawn Ottoni-Wilhelm, Professor of Preaching and Worship, Bethany Seminary, USA

Theo Pleizier, Assistant Professor of Practical Theology, Protestant Theological University, Groningen, The Netherlands

Managing Editor

Ferenc Herzig, Academic Assistant, University of Leipzig, Germany

Welcome to the Supplementum issue of the International Journal of Homiletics. The articles in this volume are edited, peer-reviewed versions of keynote lectures and papers1 presented at the Societas Homiletica Conference on August 3rd – 8th 2018, at The Divinity School of Duke University, North Carolina, USA. The theme of the conference was “Fearing God in a Fear-Filled World? Homiletical Explorations” – a topic that resonated with homileticians from all over the world and engendered rich reflections and discussions during the conference. In what follows are four keynote lectures, a keynote response and six papers discussing the theme of fear from theological perspectives of South Africa, Brazil, Australia, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United States.

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