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Hughes Oliphant Old

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Hughes Oliphant Old (1933-2016) is the author of many important books on worship, including The Patristic Roots of Reformed Worship, The Shaping of the Reformed Baptismal Rite, Leading in Prayer, Holy Communion in the Piety of the Reformed Church, and a seven-volume series on preaching entitled The Reading and Preaching of Scripture in the Worship of the Christian Church

Preaching according to the Lectio Continua: Practical Questions & Considerations

What are the advantages of the lectionary vs lectio continua based preaching?

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Is Theology Practical?

This address was delivered at Theology Matters’ first conference on Hilton Head Island, Feb. 19, 2020. I made an off-hand comment to Richard Burnett one...

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Christ Jesus . . . has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility. Eph. 2:...

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The fact is confessing Jesus Christ as the way, the truth, and the life has always been provocative. It’s always been contested. It’s...