Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Edited by Manfred Weber

Westminster John Knox Press, 1996

This is a small collection of Bonhoeffer's superlative meditations and thoughts on the the Cross of Jesus Christ, on its purpose by God and its meaning for Christians, drawn from various writings.  It is a wonderful book for Lent and Easter as well as for anyone seeking a focus for their own devotion and reflection.

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Edwin Robertson, editor and translator

Zondervan, 2002

This small volume is a collection of various writings of Bonhoeffer on a number of the psalms of the First Testatment.

Justo L. Gonzalez

Westminster John Knox Press, 2010

This commentary on Luke is part of a brand-new series which offers contemporary context for reflection and preaching.  Gonzalez is a retired historical theologian and author of the two-volume series, The Story of Christianity.

William C. Placher

Westminster John Knox Press, 2010

This commentary on Mark is part of a brand-new commentary series which offers a context for contemporary reflection and preaching.  It was Placher's last book.

Anna Carter Florence

Westminster John Knox Press, 2007

As a leading academic in homiletics, Florence, in a book that is already a classic, introduces the reader to America's earliest and most outstanding women preachers as she also shows us how to get under the skin of a biblical text and find the words to speak its truth.

David Buttrick

Fortress Press, 1987

Homiletics professor Buttrick lays out a model for sermons which focuses on presenting the message of the Scriptures with sensitivity to the spoken word and to the listener, and most of all, reverence for the Word.

Eugene H. Peterson

Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2005

Peterson urges us to sink our teeth into the Bible and get it under our skin as he shows us how to revel in its language and to write sermons with respect for the power of their subject.

Eugene H. Peterson
Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2008

The gospel stories and prayers are freshly revealed as Peterson walks alongside Jesus in his ministry. The author's study of the words of Jesus, especially his prayers, is powerful. He takes you to those moments in the gospel story.