Product Description A Legacy of Preaching, Two-Volume Set--Apostles to the Present Day explores the history and development of preaching through a biographical and theological examination of its most important preachers. Instead of teaching the history of preaching from the perspective of movements and eras, each contributor tells the story of a particular preacher in history, allowing these preachers from the past to come alive and instruct us through their lives, theologies, and methods of preaching. Each chapter introduces readers to a key figure in the history of preaching, followed by an analysis of the theological views that shaped their preaching, their methodology of sermon preparation and delivery, and an appraisal of the significant contributions they have made to the history of preaching. This diverse collection of familiar and lesser-known individuals provides a detailed and fascinating look at what it has meant to communicate the gospel over the past two thousand years. By looking at how the gospel has been communicated over time and across different cultures, pastors, scholars, and homiletics students can enrich their own understanding and practice of preaching for application today. Volume One covers the period from the apostles to the Puritans and profiles thirty preachers including: Origen of Alexandria byÂ Stephen O. Presley John Chrysostom byÂ Paul A. Hartog Augustine of Hippo byÂ Edward L. Smither Gregory the Great byÂ W. Brian Shelton Bernard of Clairvaux byÂ Elizabeth Hoare Francis of Assisi byÂ Timothy D. Holder Saint Bonaventure byÂ G. R. Evans Meister Eckhart byÂ Daniel Farca? John Huss byÂ Mark A. Howell Martin Luther byÂ Robert Kolb John Calvin byÂ Anthony N. S. Lane Jonathan Edwards byÂ Gerald R. McDermott John Wesley byÂ Michael Pasquarello III George Whitefield byÂ Bill Curtis and Timothy McKnight and many more Volume Two covers the period from the Enlightenment to the present day and profiles thirty-one preachers including:Â Catherine Booth by Roger J. Green Charles Haddon Spurgeon by Thomas J. Nettles Henry Ward Beecher by Michael Duduit John Albert Broadus by Hershael W. York D. L. Moody by Gregg L. Quiggle Billy Sunday by Kristopher K. Barnett Karl Barth by William H. Willimon Dietrich Bonhoeffer by Keith W. Clements D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones by Carl Trueman John Stott by Greg R. Scharf Harry Emerson Fosdick by Dwayne Milioni Aimee Semple McPherson by Aaron Friesen Gardner C. Taylor by Alfonza W. Fulwood and Robert Smith Jr. Billy Graham by John N. Akers Martin Luther King Jr. by Alfonza W. Fulwood, Dennis R. McDonald, and Anil Sook Deo J. I. Packer by Leland Ryken and Benjamin HernÃ¡ndez and many more About the Author Benjamin K. Forrest (EdD, Liberty University) is professor of Christian education and associate dean at Liberty University. He is coauthor of Surviving and Thriving in Seminary (w/ H. D. Zacharias, Lexham, 2017), Good Arguments: Making Your Case in Writing and Public Speaking (w/ R. A. Holland, Baker Academic, 2017), and coeditor of Biblical Leadership: Theology for the Everyday Leader (w/ Chet Roden, Kregel, 2017). Kevin L. King (D.Min., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Pretoria) is Professor of Homiletics and Historical Theology at Liberty University. Dwayne Milioni (Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Professor of Preaching and the director of the Ph.D. in Homiletics at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also the senior pastor of Open Door Church in Wake Forest, NC. William J. Curtis (Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Associate Professor of Homiletics at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is co-author of Engaging Exposition (B&H, w/ Akin and Rummage), and is senior pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Darlington, South Carolina.