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Archive for the ‘Walter Brueggemann’ Category

Putting Praise in Its Proper Context

June 24, 2013

Walter Brueggeman, on whom I will lean heavily to make my subsequent argument (see Israel’s Praise: Doxology against Idolatry and Ideology), described Israel’s praise as their duty and their delight.  To praise God was Israel’s duty as the children of promise. They owed their existence and significance to God and God alone. But it was […]

Psalms Quotes

October 7, 2012

“Most emphatically the Psalms must be read as poems; as lyrics, with all the licenses and all the formalities, the hyperboles, the emotional rather than logical connections, which are proper to lyric poetry.  They must be read as poems if they are to be understood; no less than French must be read as French or […]

A Community of Memory

July 23, 2012

The following is a quote from Walter Brueggemann’s commentary on Exodus 13:1-16 found in The New Interpreter’s Bible. “The biblical community of faith is a community of memory, working at its precious identity in a culture devoted to amnesia. The market forces that encourage a consumer consciousness are largely controlled by ideology that wants to abandon […]

Part 4 of Lee Camp’s Interview with Walter Brueggemann

July 10, 2012

Part 3 of Lee Camp’s Interview with Walter Brueggemann

June 26, 2012

Lee Camp Interviews Walter Brueggemann on His Life and Career

June 7, 2012