In this inspiring and informative account, Bible scholar Edwin Charles Dargan provides an invaluable resource in The History of Preaching (2 vols.) for pastors, students, and anyone interested in learning more about preaching through the centuries. In the early twentieth century, Dargan, a pastor and professor of homiletics at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, saw a need for a comprehensive history of preaching. This in-depth collection, numbering 1,200 pages of invaluable content and insight, was the result of over twenty years of research. In The History of Preaching (2 vols.), the reader is taken on a journey through centuries of preaching, beginning with the Apostles in the first century all the way to the late nineteenth century. Dargan documents the relationship between preaching and the influences of art, education, politics, and literature, providing valuable context and scope. He also names the key preachers of each century, as well as changes in styles of preaching.
The History of Preaching (2 vols.) is an invaluable collection for those wanting a greater grasp on how preaching has evolved and impacted history, as well as pastors and seminary students. With the Logos edition, it is even easier to study Dargan’s works on the influence of preaching. All Scripture references can be linked to your preferred translation in your library, and you can instantly search The History of Preaching (2 vols.) for preaching and historical topics.
Edwin Charles Dargan was born in 1852 in South Carolina. He was a pastor and professor of homiletics and history. After teaching homiletics for fifteen years at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, he wrote A History of Preaching (2 Vols.). Dargan died in 1930.