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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, Patrick D. Miller
 

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ISBN-10: 080063814X

ISBN-13: 9780800638146

Pub. Date: 04/28/2006

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

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.

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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ISBN-13:
9780800638146
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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