The Rev. Dr. Anna Carter Florence is the Peter Marshall Associate Professor of Preaching and Worship at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA. Dr. Florence is interested in historical, theological, aesthetic, and performative dimensions of preaching and the ways preaching engages other fields and different traditions. Her research focuses on testimony, feminist theology, the role of experience in preaching, and the history of preaching women. She is a frequent speaker and lecturer at churches and conferences including the Festival of Homiletics.
Preaching as Testimony (2007)
Inscribing the Text: Recent Sermons by Walter Brueggemann, editor (2004)
“Put Away Your Sword!: Taking the Torture Out of the Sermon,” in What’s the Matter With Preaching Now? (2004)
“A Prodigal Preaching Story: Paul, Eutychus, and Bored-to-Death Youth” in The Future of Preaching (2004)
She is a frequent contributor to Lectionary Homiletics and other journals.