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Hope within History
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Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date:
4/1/1988
ISBN:
9780804209182
Pages:
136
Trim Size
6 x 8
Product Type:
Paper

Within a culture that is presently shaped by values of hopelessness, Walter Brueggemann looks at the biblical text and finds the resources for a hope within history, a hope that challenges hopelessness and dispair. Hope within History describes how individuals and churches can grow even when at odds with their social context, addresses the theological question of how we experience hope in our historical-biblical context, and provides a model for faith development based on our understanding of hope within history as set forth in the biblical narrative.

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, including Sabbath as Resistance: Saying No to the Culture of NowJourney to the Common Good, and Chosen? Reading the Bible amid the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.


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