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Abiding Astonishment (Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation) [Paperback]

By Walter Brueggemann (Author)
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Pages   108
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.46" Width: 5.74" Height: 0.3"
Weight:   0.33 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   May 1, 1991
Publisher   Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN  066425134X  
EAN  9780664251345  


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This examination of the "Psalms of Historical Recital" reviews this portion of Scripture's social-political intention and function. Focusing on Psalms 78, 105, 106, and 136, Walter Brueggemann considers these psalms on their own terms and then takes up two issues that move in opposite interpretive directions: the Psalms in relation to the historical writing of modernity and the Psalms in relation to the voices of marginality. Brueggemann attempts to enter Israel's past as that past is experienced, voiced, and advocated in the Psalms both as liberating affirmation and as controlling censure. Contains notes, bibliography and indices. Walter Brueggemann is Professor of Old Testament, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia.

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Focusing on Psalms 78, 105, 106, and 136, Walter Brueggemann considers these psalms on their own terms and then takes up two issues that move in opposite interpretive directions: the Psalms in relation to the historical writing of modernity and the Psalms in relation to the voices of marginality. Brueggemann attempts to enter Israel's past as that past is experienced, voiced, and advocated in the Psalms both as liberating affirmation and as controlling censure.

The Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation series explores current trends within the discipline of biblical interpretation by dealing with the literary qualities of the Bible: the play of its language, the coherence of its final form, and the relationships between text and readers. Biblical interpreters are being challenged to take responsibility for the theological, social, and ethical implications of their readings. This series encourages original readings that breach the confines of traditional biblical criticism.

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More About Walter Brueggemann

Walter Brueggemann

Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary.

Walter Brueggemann has published or released items in the following series...

  1. Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries
  2. Augsburg Old Testament Studies
  3. Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Liturgical Studies
  4. Connections
  5. Essential Guide
  6. Facets
  7. Interpretation: A Bible Commentary
  8. Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching & Preaching
  9. Library of Biblical Theology
  10. Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation
  11. New Cambridge Bible Commentary
  12. New Interpreter's Bible
  13. Old Testament Theology
  14. Overtures to Biblical Theology
  15. Shalom Resource
  16. Smyth & Helwys Bible Commentary
  17. Understanding Biblical Themes
  18. Westminster Bible Companion


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