Readers Theatre Comes to Church

A New Form of Christian Communication for Worship, Teaching and Evangelism

By Gordon C. Bennett

Readers Theatre Comes to Church

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  • ISBN: 9781579109943
  • Pages: 124
  • Publication Date: 6/17/2002
  • Retail Price: $19.00
Web Price: $15.20
Web Price: $15.20

Readers Theatre Comes to Church

A New Form of Christian Communication for Worship, Teaching and Evangelism

By Gordon C. Bennett

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PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781579109943
  • Pages: 124
  • Publication Date: 6/17/2002
  • Retail Price: $19.00
Web Price: $15.20

About-

This is an updated and expanded edition of the first book on how to use Readers Theatre for worship, teaching, and evangelism. A definitive and helpful manual for pastors and Christian Education Directors. Included are five chapters on principles, procedures, and resources, along with 10 sample scripts. Excellent reference for retreat, conference, class, and workshop planning.

Endorsements & Reviews-

"An incomparable way to dramatize Christian truths in church without the distractions of a staged theatrical."

"A wonderful text! Readers, not actors, are used in this exciting new form of Christian expression. The potential for Readers Theatre in the church is vast - limited only by the imagination of communicating Christians."

Contributors-

Gordon C. Bennett

Bio(s)-

Gordon C. Bennett is Emeritus Professor of Communication Arts at Eastern University, St. Davids, Pennsylvania. A graduate of Dickinson College, he has earned a master of divinity from the American Baptist Seminary of the West and a master's degree from Temple University. He has been active in religious drama with the King's Players, which co-founded in 1965. Bennett is coauthor of 'Dialogue Preaching: The Shared Sermon', and has published a number of one act plays, along with articles on religious drama and political communication. His collection, 'Happy Tales, Fables, and Plays' won the 1976 Book Award of the Religious Speech Communication Association. Bennett is also active with his church, and in peace and social justice projects. In his spare time he reads, bicycles, gardens, and plays golf. Bennett is married and the father of two children.

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