About This Guide
Resources in homiletics and preaching.
- basic guidance
- advanced information
Recent Homiletical Thought: A Bibliography, 1935-1965 (Ref. Z7826 .A35 1986)
Recent Homiletical Thought: An Annotated Bibliography, Volume 2, 1966-1979 (Ref. Z7826 .L54)
Bibliography on Preaching, 1975-1985 (Ref. Z7826 .A35 1986)
Bibliography of Books on Preaching Currently in Print (1983) (Ref. Z7826 .B52 1983)
Getting Started: Finding Books
One easy way to start your research is to go to the stacks and see what's on the shelves. Works about preaching are shelved by call numbers in the range
- BV4200 Periodicals. Serials
- BV4202 Congresses. Conferences
- BV4205 Collected works
- BV4206 Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
- BV4207-4208 History (Including studies of great preachers)
- BV4209-4219 General works. Treatises
- BV4221 Other works
- BV4222 Sermons, addresses, essays, etc. on preaching
- BV4223 Outlines, texts, etc. (For Catholic sermon outlines see BX1756.A1)
- BV4224-4225.3 Illustrations for sermons (Including catechetical illustrations). Cf. BV4307.S7 Story sermons
- BV4226 Use of illustrations
- BV4227 Audio-visual aids, object lessons, etc.
- BV4230 Memoranda. Pocketbooks, etc.
BV4235.A-Z Special topics, A-Z.
- BV4235.C4 Children, Preaching to (cf. BV4315 Sermons for children)
- BV4235.E75 Ethics of preaching
- BV4235.E8 Extemporaneous preaching. Preaching without notes
- BV4235.L43 Lectionary preaching
- BV4235.P7 Politics and the pulpit
- BV4235.S76 Storytelling
- BV4235.T43 Teaching sermons. Doctrinal sermons
- BV4235.T65 Topical preaching
- BV4239-4317 Sermons (For individual denominations see BX1-9999)
- BV4319 Communication
Searching the Catalog:
- Search Using DiscoverE
Tip: Library subject headings to use when searching for preaching and sermons
- Sermons, American--20th century
- Autobiographical preaching
- Bible--Homiletical use.
- Biographical preaching
- Catholic preaching.
- Collaborative preaching
- Doctrinal preaching
- Episcopal preaching (Episcopal Church)
- Extemporaneous preaching
- Hymns--Homiletical use
- Jesus Christ--Parables--Homiletical use.
- Lay preaching.
- Lectionary preaching.
- Liturgical preaching.
- Lutheran preaching.
- Methodist preaching
- Motion pictures--Homiletical use.
- Narrative preaching.
- Orthodox Eastern preaching
- Popular music--Homiletical use
- Quaker preaching
- Spirituals (Songs)--Homiletical use
- Topical preaching
Hint: Once you've found an item in the catalog that looks good, click on the Subject headings to find other items on that same topic.
Getting Started: Basic Journals
Head of Public Services and Periodicals Librarian
Periodicals Room, Pitts Theology Library