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Mandate to difference : an invitation to the contemporary church

Author: Walter Brueggemann
Publisher: Louisville : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2007.
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"In his newest work, Walter Brueggemann sets forth a new vision of the Christian church in today's world. Based on recent speaking engagements surrounding his critical passion and conviction - that the church in this moment must set itself in tension with the rest of the world - the essays in Mandate to Difference call the church to courageously defy political polarization, consumerism, and militarism. "If this is  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Brueggemann
ISBN: 9780664231217 0664231217
OCLC Number: 70660328
Description: xii, 215 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The good news of regime change --
Weeping and hoping in Jerusalem --
The Sabbath voice of the evangel : against death, denial, and despair --
A welcome for the others --
The fearful thirst for dialogue --
Can we hope? Can hope be divided? --
Spirit-led imagination : reality practiced in a sub-version --
You cannot fool your nephesh --
Just like you--
forgiven! --
Bread : the good stuff on the table --
Some theses on the Bible in the church.
Responsibility: Walter Brueggemann.

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A leading interpreter of the Old Testament's collection of essays calls the church to courageously defy political polarization, consumerism, and militarism.  Read more...

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