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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 and hundreds of articles.
To see other humans as commodities to be bought, sold, traded, exploited, and ultimately thrown away is to cease seeing others as neighbors. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Very thought provoking. Suggested living life from an abundantly blessed perspective (and that God is "enough") rather than a frantic production perspective (from... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rob T
As expected, Brueggemann presents a compelling and biblically grounded case for the profound nature of Sabbath. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jeff Williams
This book challages faith communities to rediscover the Sabbath as communial life-giving practise. It energises the imagination to resist the focus on multitasking, productivity... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dr CJP Niemandt
Although at times this seems like unused material from another of his writing projects, this is nevertheless another provocative and relevant offering from one of our greatest... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Richard Thompson
I was a bit disappointed in the tone. It started off with a good analysis of the distinguishing characteristics of the sabbath and ended as a rPublished 2 months ago by Kristin
Brueggemann uses the Sabbath as a prism through which we understand economics and social relations and the ideological assumptions embedded in each. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jacob
Excellent discussion of the theological importance of sabbath in the midst of a "capitalist" American society. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Grant E.