John C. Holbert
Lois Craddock Perkins Professor of Homiletics
Ph.D., Southern Methodist University, 1975; M.Div., Perkins School of Theology, 1971; B.A., Grinnell College, 1968
Preaching, Hebrew Bible, literature and preaching
Preaching and the Hebrew Bible, fiction and religion, storytelling
:: Preaching the Ten Commandments (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2002).
:: Preaching Job (St. Louis: Chalice Press, 1999).
:: Holy Root, Holy Branches: Christian Preaching and the Old Testament (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1995).
:: Psalms for Praise and Worship (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1995).
:: A Storyteller's Companion to the Bible: Genesis (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1991).
Ordained elder, The United Methodist Church, Central Texas Annual Conference; co-editor of the journal Homiletic
; interim senior minister of First United Methodist Church, Fort Worth (1994) and First United Methodist Church, Dallas (1997)