Advice for the Reading of Scripture in Worship Programs


Many times our public reading of Scripture in worship services becomes familiar, dry, and lifeless. In this video interview, Christine Burkett suggests ways to make sure Scripture gets the place and hearing it deserves.

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Christine Parton Burkett, visiting professor of speech at Duke Divinity School, has a background in fine arts and drama and a master’s degree in speech-language pathology. She has been working with preaching students and preachers in the field since 1991 and considers herself a professional pew-sitter. The art and craft of reading Scripture aloud is an area of particular interest as well as the care of the professional voice.



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