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What the sermons said

posted by jmcgee

Here’s an unusual idea, and it might make for an interesting exercise for a homiletics class.

A group of journalists headed out to 10 different churches in Ireland last Sunday, to hear the homilies and write about what they heard. Were they relevant? Did they connect with people? Were they too long or too short?

You can read the results here.



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Jakian Thomist

posted March 20, 2010 at 1:48 pm


Excellent idea. The variety of interpretations and commentary is fascinating and would make an inspirational anthology of writings.
I would have particularly liked to listen to the sermon given at Notre Dame in Paris discussing man’s desire for ‘radical autonomy’!



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