The Prophetic Imagination / Edition 2

The Prophetic Imagination / Edition 2

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by Walter Brueggemann
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0800632877

ISBN-13: 9780800632878

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

In this challenging and enlightening treatment, Brueggemann traces the lines from the radical vision of Moses to the solidification of royal power in Solomon to the prophetic critique of that power with a new vision of freedom in the prophets. Here he traces the broad sweep from Exodus to Kings to Jeremiah to Jesus. He highlights that the prophetic vision not only

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In this challenging and enlightening treatment, Brueggemann traces the lines from the radical vision of Moses to the solidification of royal power in Solomon to the prophetic critique of that power with a new vision of freedom in the prophets. Here he traces the broad sweep from Exodus to Kings to Jeremiah to Jesus. He highlights that the prophetic vision not only embraces the pain of the people but creates an energy and amazement based on the new thing that God is doing. In this new edition, Brueggemann has completely revised the text, updated the
notes, and added a new preface.

Contents:

*
Preface

*The Alternative Community of Moses

*The Royal Consciousness: Countering the Counter-Culture

*Prophetic Criticizing and the Embrace of Pain

*Prophetic Energizing and the Emergence of Amazement

*Criticism and Pathos in Jesus of Nazareth

*Energizing and Amazement in Jesus of Nazareth

*A Note on the Practice of Ministry

Author Biography:
Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia. He is the author of more than thirty books and commentaries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800632878
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
178
Sales rank:
135,980
Product dimensions:
0.38(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Editionix
Preface to the First Editionxxiii
1.The Alternative Community of Moses1
2.Royal Consciousness: Countering the Counterculture21
3.Prophetic Criticizing and the Embrace of Pathos39
4.Prophetic Energizing and the Emergence of Amazement59
5.Criticism and Pathos in Jesus of Nazareth81
6.Energizing and Amazement in Jesus of Nazareth101
7.A Note on the Practice of Ministry115
A Postscript on Practice121
Abbreviations127
Notes129
Selected Bibliography147
Scripture Index149

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