O. Wesley Allen, Jr.
Lois Craddock Perkins Professor of Homiletics
Ph.D., Emory Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 1996; M.Div., Yale Divinity School, 1990; B.A., Birmingham-Southern College, 1987
Introduction to preaching, preaching the New Testament; exegesis for preaching; preaching in postmodernism; preaching through the liturgical year; theology in preaching; prophetic preaching; preaching in the context of worship
Preaching in postmodernity; conversational homiletics; cumulative approaches to preaching; preaching and the Synoptic Gospels; preaching and the human condition
:: The Physics of Worship: An Introduction to Mainline Worship (Abingdon, forthcoming in 2017).
:: Preaching and the Human Condition (Abingdon, forthcoming in 2016).
:: The Sermon without End: A Conversational Approach to Preaching, co-authored with Ronald J. Allen (Abingdon, 2015).
:: Moving Beyond Heterosexism in the Pulpit, co-authored with Emily Askew (Cascade, 2015).
:: Matthew, Fortress Biblical Commentaries (Fortress, 2013).
:: Reading the Synoptic Gospels: Basic Methods for Interpreting Matthew, Mark, and Luke, Revised and Expanded (Chalice, 2013).
:: Determining the Form: Structures for Preaching, Elements of Preaching Series (Fortress, 2008).
:: Preaching and Reading the Lectionary: A Three Dimensional Approach to the Liturgical Year (Chalice, 2007).
:: The Homiletic of All Believers: A Conversational Approach (Westminster John Knox, 2005).
:: Good News from Tinyville: Stories of Heart and Hope (Chalice, 1999).
Ordained elder, The United Methodist Church, Indiana Annual Conference; Second Vice President of the Academy of Homiletics; Co-Series coordinator of the Westminster Homiletics Monograph; Editor of Elements of Preaching series, Fortress Press, 2007-09; Chair of the Hermeneutics and Biblical Studies Group, Academy of Homiletics, 2003-06; Steering Committee for the Bible and Homiletics Consultation, Society of Biblical Literature, (2004-06).