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The Word that Redescribes the World: The Bible and Discipleship
     

The Word that Redescribes the World: The Bible and Discipleship

by Walter Brueggemann
 
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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800698294
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,300,112
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

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