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Podcast: Sam Wells on How to Preach

24 November 2023

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This week, Sam Wells talks about his new book, How to Preach: Times, seasons, texts, and contexts.

The interview with Christine Smith, publishing director of Canterbury Press, was recorded at the How to Preach training day, organised by the Festival of Preaching, on 24 October at St Martin in the Fields, in London, where Dr Wells is the Vicar.

In a review of the book for the Church Times, Andrew Nunn writes that Dr Wells “reflects on how he preaches, how he prepares, what he has learnt after over three decades of preaching in a variety of circumstances and situations. . . What this book encourages us to do . . . is to think again about what we are doing and why we do it.”

How to Preach is published by Canterbury Press at £22.99 (Church Times Bookshop £18.39); 978-1-78622-521-4.

The next Festival of Preaching event will take place in Cambridge from 15 to 17 September. Details will be announced shortly. To be the first to receive details, sign up to our newsletter or follow the handle the Festival of Preaching on Twitter here.

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