In “Preaching Funerals in the Black Church,” Author Peter Wherry Makes Funeral Preaching a Teachable Moment

In an age where it is more comfortable to go to the “house of feasting” than the “house of mourning,” Peter Wherry offers a scholarly view of the matter of death and how it should be handled within the black church. With precision and professionalism, Wherry guides pastors on how to comfort the grieving and bear the burdens of the bereaved with patience and heart.