The 2015 Yale Divinity School Lyman Beecher Lectures – Dr. Alyce McKenzie

Watch the 2015 Lyman Beecher Lectures with Dr. Alyce McKenzie, Le Van Professor of Preaching and Worship and Director of the Center for Preaching Excellence at Perkins School of Theology. Considered the preeminent homiletics lecture series in the U.S., the lectures were delivered Oct. 21-23, 2015, at the Yale Divinity School, New Haven, Conn.

Oct. 21:  “Scene is the New Story” makes the case that scenes provide the basis for the theory and practice of preaching in the 21st century.

Oct. 22:  “The Preacher as “Scene-Maker” offers the biblical sage as the model for preachers’ understanding of their identity and work.

Oct. 23:  “The Scenic Sermon” sets out the core strategy of scenic preaching: inviting listeners into scenes and pointing them toward the larger story of God’s forgiving, transforming relationship with humankind.

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