All stores are open, see our trading hours
FREE SHIPPING FOR WEB ORDERS OVER $99
WISHLISTS
All stores are open, see our trading hours

Materiality as Resistance: Five Elements For Moral Action in the Real World

Paperback|Feb 2020
Product Rating: 0

$55.00

What is materiality? Jesus practiced materiality when he healed the bodies of the sick, proclaimed Jubilee to the poor, and fed the five thousand. He practiced materiality over materialism. In Materiality as Resistance, Walter Brueggemann defines materiality as the use...


In Stock
1 available

Expected to ship within 9 hours from Australia.

Free Shipping
for orders over $99.

You May Also Like

A Way Other Than Our Own Paperback
$24.99
$24.99
in stock
Chosen? Paperback
Chosen?
Paperback
No rating
$25.99
$25.99
in stock
The Message of the Psalms Paperback
$29.99
$29.99
in stock
An Unsettling God Paperback
An Unsettling God
Paperback
(1)Rated 5 stars out of 5
$65.00
$65.00
in stock
Prayers For a Privileged People Paperback
$42.99
$42.99
in stock
Praying the Psalms Paperback
$55.00
$55.00
in stock
Awed to Heaven, Rooted in Earth Paperback
$34.99
$34.99
in stock
From Judgment to Hope: A Study on the Prophets Paperback
$28.99
$28.99
in stock

What is materiality? Jesus practiced materiality when he healed the bodies of the sick, proclaimed Jubilee to the poor, and fed the five thousand. He practiced materiality over materialism. In Materiality as Resistance, Walter Brueggemann defines materiality as the use of the material aspects of the Christian faith, as opposed to materialism, which places possessions and physical comfort over spiritual values. In this concise volume, Brueggemann lays out how we as Christians may reengage our materiality for the common good. How does materiality inform our faith when it comes to food, money, the body, time, and place? How does it force us to act? Likewise, how is the church obligated to use its time, money, abundance of food, the care and use of our bodies, observance of Sabbath, and stewardship of our world and those with whom we share it? With a foreword from Jim Wallis, Materiality as Resistance serves as a manifesto of Walter Brueggemanns most important work and as an engaging call to action. It is suited for group or individual study.
-Publisher

PRODUCT DETAIL

Jim Wallis

Jim Wallis is the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "God's Politics", which electrified Americans disenchanted with how the Right had co-opted all talk about integrating religious values into our politics by offering an alternative voice. Wallis is a leading figure at the crossroads of religion and politics in America today, the author of eight books, and the founder of Sojourners, a global faith and justice network. He is a public theologian, an internationally renowned speaker and preacher, a faith-based activist, husband, and father to two young boys, and a Little League baseball cC

Walter Brueggemann

Dr. Walter Brueggemann (Th.D., Union Theological Seminary, New York:; Ph.D., St. Louis University) is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament Theology and Interpretation at Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA .
His award-winning Theology of the Old Testament (Fortress Press, 1997) quickly became a foundational work in the field. The Association of Theological Booksellers presented Walter Brueggemann and Fortress Press with a Theologos Award for Best General Interest Book at a dinner in Brueggemann's honor, for the award-winning book, Deep Memory, Exuberant Hope: Contested Truth in a Post-Christian World.


His recent publications include Mandate to Difference: An Invitation to the Contemporary Church, The Theology of the Book of Jeremiah, Like Fire in the Bones: Listening for the Prophetic Word in Jeremiah, and The Word That Redescribes the World: The Bible and Discipleship.

Bestsellers in Christian Living

The Father Heart of God Paperback
$17.99
$17.99
in stock
Walking With God Through Pain and Suffering Paperback
$22.99
$22.99
in stock
The Road Back to You Hardback
$38.99
$38.99
in stock
The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness: The Path to True Christian Joy Booklet
$8.99
$8.99
in stock
Bestseller
Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life Paperback
$22.99
$22.99
in stock
The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith Paperback
$19.99
$19.99
in stock
Every Good Endeavour: Connecting Your Work to God's Plan For the World Paperback
$21.99
$21.99
in stock
Bestseller
Switch on Your Brain: The Key to Peak Happiness, Thinking, and Health Paperback
$19.99
$19.99
in stock