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Orality

Expository Preaching in AfricaBible PreachingOrality

Expository Preaching in Africa

Engaging Orality for Effective Proclamation
Ezekiel A. Ajibade (2021)
From the publisher's description: How can expository preaching, rooted in a textual analysis of Scripture, be effectively utilized in oral cultures? In Expository Preaching in Africa, Ezekiel A. Ajibade engages this challenge directly, offering practical techniques for integrating African oral…
Richard
July 21, 2021
Orality

Don’t Throw the Book at Them

Communicating the Christian Message to People Who Don’t Read
Harry Box (2014)
From the book's description: Don’t Throw the Book at Them addresses one of the most vital issues in contemporary missions. It is a manual for cross-cultural missionaries and national church leaders ministering in societies based on oral rather than written…
Richard
April 26, 2019
Bible TranslationLiteracyOrality

Translation, Literacy and Orality

Reflections from the domain of Bible translation
Dick Kroneman (2017)
"The current emphasis on oral approaches to scripture engagement is, generally speaking, a laudable development. Since oral communication is indeed the primary means of communication for many people in the South, it is indeed natural and important to recognize the…
Richard
October 9, 2018
Bible StorytellingFilm and VideoOrality

Building Bridges to Oral Cultures

Journeys among the Least-Reached
Carla Bowman, Jim Bowman (2017)
Building Bridges to Oral Cultures narrates with chronological and adventurous detail, an extraordinary journey that began for Jim and Carla Bowman in the early 80s with a passion to share the Good News with a handful of the least-reached, indigenous…
Richard
October 7, 2018
Orality

Orality Journal

Orality Journal is the journal of the International Orality Network. It is published online semi-annually and aims to provide a platform for scholarly discourse on the issues of orality, discoveries of innovations in orality, and praxis of effectiveness across multiple…
Richard
October 15, 2012
LiteracyOrality

Is Hearing Enough?

Literacy and the Great Commandments
Don Edwards (2010)
"Social activity is our responsibility in the discipling process. Once a person has responded to the love of Christ, we are to help them grow up in their faith. Setting them free from the chains of sin and yet not…
Richard
February 7, 2012
Bible StorytellingOrality

Truth That Sticks

How to Communicate Velcro Truth in a Teflon World
Avery T Willis Jr, Mark Snowden (2010)
"It thrills me to use Bible stories because I am actually telling people the Bible. I don't tell them some scholar's viewpoint or describe an ivory-tower argument. I let the Bible speak directly to them instead of depending on others'…
Richard
February 27, 2011