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The Word That Redescribes the World

The Word That Redescribes the World

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Editor's ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgmentsI. The Word Redescribing The World1.A Text That Redescribes 2.Proclamatory Confrontations 3.A Fresh Performance Amid A Failed Script 4.Faith At The Nullpunkt II. The Word Redefining The Possible5.The City In Biblical Perspective: Failed And Possible 6.Evangelism And Discipleship: The God Who Calls, The God Who Sends 7.Options For Creatureliness: Consumer Or Citizen 8.Ecumenism As The Shared Practice Of A Peculiar Identity III. The Word Shaping A Community Of Discipleship9.Vision For A New Church And A New Century: Part I: Homework Against Scarcity10.Vision For A New Church And A New Century: Part II: Holiness Becomes Generosity11.Patriotism For Citizens Of The Penultimate Superpower AbbreviationsNotesIndex Of NamesIndex Of Biblical References

- Publisher In the last several years, Walter Brueggemann's writings have directly addressed the situation of Christian communities in today's globalized context, with its consumerist lifestyles, vast inequalities, and near-imperial exercises of power. His insights, forged in rugged encounters with the texts of the Old Testament, are sharp, painful, and indispensable. In the people Israel Brueggemann finds a model of an alternative community anchored in YHWH, ever exploring new possibilities, and prophetically bent against empire. Part I: The Word Redescribing the World Part II: The Word Redefining the Possible Part III: The Word Shaping a Community of Discipleship

- Publisher In the last several years, Walter Brueggemann's writings have directly addressed the situation of Christian communities in today's globalized context, with its consumerist lifestyles, vast inequalities, and near-imperial exercises of power. His insights, forged in rugged encounters with the texts of the Old Testament, are sharp, painful, and indispensable. In the people Israel Brueggemann finds a model of an alternative community - anchored in YHWH, ever exploring new possibilities, and prophetically bent against empire. Part I: The Word Redescribing the World Part II: The Word Redefining the Possible Part III: The Word Shaping a Community of Discipleship

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Editor's ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgmentsI. The Word Redescribing The World1.A Text That Redescribes 2.Proclamatory Confrontations 3.A Fresh Performance Amid A Failed Script 4.Faith At The Nullpunkt II. The Word Redefining The Possible5.The City In Biblical Perspective: Failed And Possible 6.Evangelism And Discipleship: The God Who Calls, The God Who Sends 7.Options For Creatureliness: Consumer Or Citizen 8.Ecumenism As The Shared Practice Of A Peculiar Identity III. The Word Shaping A Community Of Discipleship9.Vision For A New Church And A New Century: Part I: Homework Against Scarcity10.Vision For A New Church And A New Century: Part II: Holiness Becomes Generosity11.Patriotism For Citizens Of The Penultimate Superpower AbbreviationsNotesIndex Of NamesIndex Of Biblical References
- Publisher

In the last several years, Walter Brueggemann's writings have directly addressed the situation of Christian communities in today's globalized context, with its consumerist lifestyles, vast inequalities, and near-imperial exercises of power. His insights, forged in rugged encounters with the texts of the Old Testament, are sharp, painful, and indispensable. In the people Israel Brueggemann finds a model of an alternative community anchored in YHWH, ever exploring new possibilities, and prophetically bent against empire. Part I: The Word Redescribing the World Part II: The Word Redefining the Possible Part III: The Word Shaping a Community of Discipleship
- Publisher

In the last several years, Walter Brueggemann's writings have directly addressed the situation of Christian communities in today's globalized context, with its consumerist lifestyles, vast inequalities, and near-imperial exercises of power. His insights, forged in rugged encounters with the texts of the Old Testament, are sharp, painful, and indispensable. In the people Israel Brueggemann finds a model of an alternative community - anchored in YHWH, ever exploring new possibilities, and prophetically bent against empire. Part I: The Word Redescribing the World Part II: The Word Redefining the Possible Part III: The Word Shaping a Community of Discipleship
- Publisher

Meet the Author

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.

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  • Catalogue Code 243931
  • Product Code 080063814X
  • EAN 9780800638146
  • Pages 144
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Old Testament
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Publication Date Feb 2006
  • Sales Rank #20817
  • Dimensions 236 x 158 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.535kg

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