You are required to change your password before you can log in to the site, please enter your new password in the fields below:
Fri 14 May 2021 @ 20:00
"Hartke’s scriptural basis for a trans-affirming theology offers a healing balm for queer and trans people who have… https://t.co/jRToJB08If
Author(s): Walter Brueggemann
By joining our friends scheme, this item would only cost
£8.09, and you can
benefit from future savings and promotions.
to find out more or add the annual £10
membership to your basket now.
While conservative interpreters might believe that prophets were predictors and progressives believe the prophets to be simply social advocates, Walter Brueggemann argues that the prophets were emancipated imaginers of alternative. Emancipated from the dominant thinking of their societies, the prophets imagined an alternative reality and invited listeners to join them in their commitment to that new reality. In this collection of studies, popular biblical scholar Walter Brueggemann explores the Major Prophets, the Minor Prophets, and the prophets of the Persian Age. By highlighting the common themes of judgment and hope found in the prophets messages, Brueggemann invites readers to consider what those messages mean for us today. Questions for reflection conclude each chapter. From Judgment to Hope is suitable for individual or group study.
Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary. An ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, he is the author of dozens of books, including Sabbath as Resistance: Saying No to the Culture of Now, A Gospel of Hope, and Interrupting Silence: God's Command to Speak Out.
"Pastors and teachers looking for resources for a Christian education series will welcome this book. It is perfect for a six or eight-week adult Bible study.... This is a very user-friendly guide to the prophets, and for that reason alone it is valuable for congregations. Yet, this is not its only importance. Readers who take the prophets seriously as guides to faithful living will find here rich reflections for contemporary life." -The Presbyterian Outlook