Using God's Resources Wisely / Edition 1

Using God's Resources Wisely / Edition 1

by Walter Brueggemann
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0664254608

ISBN-13: 9780664254605

Pub. Date: 03/18/2004

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

New and different readings of biblical texts are one consequence of a growing awareness of the environmental crisis and how it relates to social relations, especially in urban settings. Walter Brueggemann explores readings from Isaiah and how they relate to the environment and urban crisis. He approaches the readings as an artistic-theological history of the city

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New and different readings of biblical texts are one consequence of a growing awareness of the environmental crisis and how it relates to social relations, especially in urban settings. Walter Brueggemann explores readings from Isaiah and how they relate to the environment and urban crisis. He approaches the readings as an artistic-theological history of the city of Jerusalem—a case study of urban environmental crisis that resulted from a lost sense of covenantal neighborliness. Reflecting on Jerusalem, its failure, demise, and prospect, Brueggemann uncovers some alarming parallels in today's urban cities, and offers a demanding but hopeful challenge to faith.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664254605
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
03/18/2004
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
0.23(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

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