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* Craddock, F.B. Preaching. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1985.
DeLeers, S.V. Written Text becomes Living Voice: The Vision and Practice of Sunday Preaching. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2004.
Edwards, O.C. A History of Preaching. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2004.
Janowiak, P. The Holy Preaching: The Sacramentality of the Word in the Liturgical Assembly. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2000.
Lischer, R & W. Willimon, eds. A Concise Encyclopedia of Preaching. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1995.
Long, T.G. Preaching and the Literary Forms of the Bible. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1989.
Lowry, E. The Homiletical Plot: The Sermon as Narrative Art Form. Rev. ed. Atlanta: John Knox Press, 2001.
* Williams, R. ‘The Sermon’ in S. Conway, ed. Living the Eucharist. Affirming Catholicism and the Liturgy. London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 2001, pp. 44-55.
Wilson, P.S., ed. The New Interpreter's Handbook of Preaching. Nashville: Abingdon, 2008.