n HTS : Theological Studies - The word that redescribes the world : the Bible and discipleship, W. Brueggemann : book review

Volume 64, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0259-9422
  • E-ISSN: 2072-8050



The title of the book already indicates that Brueggemann - as always - begins with the text of the Scripture. Throughout the book both the danger and the power of Scripture are emphasized and a mode of looking that is confrontational, especially between text and the world we live in, is encountered. Brueggemann, as an Old Testament scholar, uses a rich variety of texts, also from the New Testament, to confront the world we live in.

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