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Date: Saturday, October 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Location: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, McCord Community Center
100 E. 27th Street, Austin 78705

Cost: $35/person; $25/additional person in a group (Lunch included.)

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Description:

The Gospel is proclaimed in many ways, but the human voice still makes the Word of God come alive. One of the best ways to prepare for the Advent season is to speak the words of the Bible aloud. Whether for personal devotion or public worship, engaging the texts orally brings new depth of insight and understanding.

This seminar combines speech communication, worship, and theology in an in-depth look at the lectionary texts for the Advent season. This is a full participation event—we will practice and proclaim together to explore the texts and the overall tone of the Advent season. An excellent way to prepare for Advent, brush up on presiding in worship and work with the Scripture.

About the Presenter

Reverend Dr. Kristin Emery Saldine is associate professor of homiletics at Austin Seminary. Ordained a Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA), Kristin served parishes in Portland, Oregon and Anacortes, Washington. Prior to her appointment at Austin Seminary, she was minister of the chapel and associate director of the Joe R. Engle Institute of Preaching at Princeton Theological Seminary. Her academic interests include the oral/aural eventfulness of preaching and the importance of geographical place in contextual theory.

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