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Fri 17 Aug 2018 @ 11:41
Review: 'This is a book, then, of considerable diversity, with something for almost everyone.'
David Brown reviews… https://t.co/x7UuKnyyR9
Author(s): Walter Brueggemann
Walter Brueggemann has been one of the leading voices in Hebrew Bible interpretation for decades; his landmark works in Old Testament theology have inspired and informed a generation of students, scholars, and preachers. This volume brings his erudition to bear on those practices - prophecy, lament, prayer, faithful imagination, and a holy economics - that alone may usher in a humane and peaceful future for our cities. Carolyn Sharp's introductions to each section highlight the characteristic themes of Brueggemann's oeuvre that come to expression in these chapters. The result is more than an encounter with the ever challenging word of Scripture; "Disruptive Grace" also offers an introduction to the thought of a brilliant, passionate, and incisive interpreter of the Hebrew Bible.
Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary.