Deep Memory, Exuberant Hope: Contested Truth in a Post-Christian World

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Fortress Press - 153 pagini
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 and individual lives.

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Preaching as SubVersion
1
LifeorDeath DePrivileged Communication
19
Together in the Spirit Beyond Seductive Quarrels
29
Reading as Wounded and as Haunted
41
Four Indispensable Conversations among Exiles
59
The Liturgy of Abundance the Myth of Scarcity
69
Texts That Linger Not Yet Overcome
77
CrisisEvoked CrisisResolving Speech
91
The Role of Old Testevnent Theology in Old Testament Interpretation
111
Abbreviations
123
Notes
125
Credits
5
Author Index
7
Scripture Infcex
11
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Pagina 77 - My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from helping me, from the words of my groaning?
Pagina 39 - The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.
Pagina 16 - He is the image of the invisible God, the first-born of all creation; for in him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or authorities — all things were created through him and for him. He is before all things and in him all things hold together.
Pagina 48 - See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.
Pagina 38 - ... even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer : their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar ; for mine house shall be called an house of prayer for all people.
Pagina 15 - Go your way and tell John what things ye have seen and heard : the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, the poor have good tidings preached to them : and blessed is he whosoever shall find none occasion of stumbling in Me.
Pagina 8 - And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out, and say, Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on me.
Pagina 25 - Behold my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my spirit upon him, he will bring forth justice to the nations.
Pagina 38 - Is not this the fast that I choose: To loose the bonds of wickedness, To undo the thongs of the yoke, To let the oppressed go free, And to break every yoke?
Pagina 24 - For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not be removed, says the Lord, who has compassion on you.

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