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Language: en
Pages: 165
Authors: Walter Brueggemann
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-21 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

Pointing out striking correlations between the catastrophe of 9/11 and the destruction of ancient Jerusalem, Brueggemann shows how the prophetic biblical response to that crisis was truth-telling in the face of ideology, grief in the face of denial, and hope in the face of despair. He argues that the same
Reality, Grief, Hope
Language: en
Pages: 179
Authors: Walter Brueggemann
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-21 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

Walter Brueggemann is one of the most highly regarded Old Testament scholars of our time; talk-show host Krista Tippett has even called him "a kind of theological rock star." In this new book Brueggemann incisively probes our society-in-crisis from the ground up. Pointing out striking correlations between the catastrophe of
Preaching Promise within the Paradoxes of Life
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Len Hansen, Johan Cilliers
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-21 - Publisher: AFRICAN SUN MeDIA

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Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Bryan M. Christman
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-10 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

C. S. Lewis famously penned the phrase “God in the Dock” and proposed that there was a “great divide” between ancient and modern humans, in that our ancestors would have rightly seen themselves “in the dock” before God, while we moderns have placed God there before us. But what if
Climate Church, Climate World
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Jim Antal
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-19 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Climate Church, Climate World argues that climate change is the greatest moral challenge humanity has ever faced. Reverend Jim Antal argues that it’s time for the church to meet this moral challenge and suggests ways people of faith can reorient what they value through new approaches to worship, preaching, and