oral style, preacher, essay style, sermon
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
Some preachers write religious essays, learn them by heart, and then recite them in the pulpit. They have not learned to distinguish between the essay style and the oral style. An essay is not a sermon; a recitation is not preaching.
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
Fritz, J. H.
"Essay or Sermon? Recitation or Preaching?,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 3, Article 51.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol3/iss1/51