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The Covenanted Self

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The leading Old Testament theologian confronts issues of faithfulness, responsibility, and justice.

These exciting studies on the first five books of the Bible cover a wide range of topics, challenging the reader to confront the issues of faithfulness, responsibility, and justice in an every-changing world. Brueggemann sets the issues of praise and lament, grace and duty,

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Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 5th 1999 by Fortress Press
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Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary. He is the world's leading interpreter of the Old Testament and is the author of numerous books, including Westminster John Knox Press best sellers such as Genesis and First and Second Samuel in the Interpretation series, An Introduction to the Old Testament: The Canon and Christ ...more
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