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Isaiah

Daniel Berrigan

Isaiah

Daniel Berrigan

$28.99

Hardback
168 Pages

- Publisher Begun in a Kairos community, where the homeless met to study Isaiah, Berrigan's study brings a pastoral/prophetic touch to the thundering visions of injustice and utopian vistas of what life would be like in the Messianic age. Makes the ancient "I" resonate with the contemporary "I."

- Publisher Isaiah lived in a time astonishingly like ours -- a time of immense violence, social upheaval, and gross neglect of the poor. In the great prophetic tradition, he intervened directly in political and diplomatic events. Like our age, his was one of whetted swords and rusted plowshares. Then the oracle came to him: Swords into plowshares!Simultaneously social biography and biblical commentary, Berrigan's newest book is a tour de force that brims with conviction. A must-read for anyone seeking to apply biblical truths to contemporary life; for anyone who wonders, What does Isaiah have to say to us?Dorothee Soelle author, Theology for SkepticsWritten in a splendid immediacy of style and spirit, Berrigan's book bridges the gap between the then and now.Richard John Neuhaus, First ThingsA gifted poet's compelling invitation to rethink the nature of prophetic witness, then and now.Howard Zinn, authorA People's History of the United StatesWhat you learn from this astonishing book is that behind (Berrigan's) secular acts of civil disobedience...there was always a profound theology of peace and resistance to evil...There

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About "Isaiah"

168 Pages
- Publisher

Begun in a Kairos community, where the homeless met to study Isaiah, Berrigan's study brings a pastoral/prophetic touch to the thundering visions of injustice and utopian vistas of what life would be like in the Messianic age. Makes the ancient "I" resonate with the contemporary "I."
- Publisher

Isaiah lived in a time astonishingly like ours -- a time of immense violence, social upheaval, and gross neglect of the poor. In the great prophetic tradition, he intervened directly in political and diplomatic events. Like our age, his was one of whetted swords and rusted plowshares. Then the oracle came to him: Swords into plowshares!Simultaneously social biography and biblical commentary, Berrigan's newest book is a tour de force that brims with conviction. A must-read for anyone seeking to apply biblical truths to contemporary life; for anyone who wonders, What does Isaiah have to say to us?Dorothee Soelle author, Theology for SkepticsWritten in a splendid immediacy of style and spirit, Berrigan's book bridges the gap between the then and now.Richard John Neuhaus, First ThingsA gifted poet's compelling invitation to rethink the nature of prophetic witness, then and now.Howard Zinn, authorA People's History of the United StatesWhat you learn from this astonishing book is that behind (Berrigan's) secular acts of civil disobedience...there was always a profound theology of peace and resistance to evil...There
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Daniel Berrigan

Daniel J. Berrigan is a poet, peace activist, and renowned author. His writings include Daniel: Under the Siege of the Divine; Uncommon Prayer; The Kings and Their Gods: The Pathology of Power; No Gods but One, and Swords into Plowshares. He is the recipient of several awards, including the Thomas Merton Award.

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  • Catalogue Code 227699
  • Product Code 0800629981
  • EAN 9780800629984
  • Pages 160
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Old Testament
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Publication Date Sep 2003
  • Dimensions 220 x 146 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.369kg

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