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Deep Memory Exuberant Hope

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The leading Old Testament theologian reflects on the meaning of the gospel in today's world. These studies on a variety of biblical texts focus deftly on reading, listening to, and proclaiming the gospel in a broken, fragmented, and "post-Christendom" world. Brueggemann explores how these traditions have the potential to continually resonate in our contemporary communities ...more
Paperback, 166 pages
Published July 1st 2000 by Augsburg Fortress Publishers
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Aug 31, 2013 Leah rated it it was amazing
This is the third and final offering in a trilogy of reflections on our lives together by Walter Brueggemann, published by Fortress Press at the end of the last century, beginning of this one.

In memory and in hope, "We are forever re-imagining and retelling and reliving our lives through the scandal of Friday and the rumor of Sunday." Preaching as sub-version: a life-giving word within a death-dealing situation. Staying in Egypt is not our only option, and remember, [the exilic] 2nd Isaiah "fund
Oct 31, 2008 T.J. rated it it was amazing
Fantastic book! For anyone who has every wondered if there is anything of value for today to be learned from the Old Testament, this is a must read. Brueggeman takes the most difficult subjects and passages of the Old Testament (read genocide, ect.)and examines them honestly and intelligently. This book is not an apology but an eye opening confrontation with the message of the God of the Old Testament. Much of it will be challenging for Christians to reexamine our understanding of God and what w ...more
Oct 05, 2011 Steven rated it it was amazing
In particular what was life-changing about this book are two essays: "The Liturgy of Abundance, the Myth of Scarcity," and "Preaching a Sub-Version."
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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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