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Divine presence amid violence

Walter Brueggemann

Divine presence amid violence

contextualizing the book of Joshua

by Walter Brueggemann

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Published by Cascade Books in Eugene, Ore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Joshua -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • War -- Biblical teaching,
  • Violence in the Bible,
  • Revelation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 67-75) and indexes.

    StatementWalter Brueggemann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1295.52 .B78 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 82 p. ;
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23713598M
    ISBN 10160608089X
    ISBN 109781606080894
    LC Control Number2009280381

    Abraham and the cast of characters around him are shown to be, like the reader, summoned to hard choices to make and real risks to run."" --Walter Brueggemann author of A Pathway of Interpretation and Divine Presence amid Violence About the Contributor(s): Hemchand Gossai is Professor of Religious Studies at Georgia Southern University. Divine Presence Amid Violence: Contextualizing the Book of Joshua by Walter Brueggemann (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, ). "Annihilate Amalek!: Christian Perspectives on 1 Samuel 15” by Bernhard A. Asen in Fighting Words: Religion, Violence, and the Interpretation of Sacred Texts (University of California Press), pages

    Divine Presence Amid Violence: Contextualizing the Book of Joshua. Eugene: Cascade, Israelite Traditions of God as an Oppressive Presence. Overtures to Biblical Theology. Philadelphia: Fortress, ———. “‘I Was Only a Little Angry’: Divine Violence in the Prophets.” Interpretation. 58 (): File Size: KB.   A couple of days ago I read the manuscript for a forthcoming book by Walter Brueggemann called Divine Presence Amid Violence (another commissioning triumph for my good friends at Wipf and Stock). The book is focused on the question of how we can discern divine revelation in the very brutal and violent texts of the : Robin Parry.

    The crisis about which Habakkuk calls for help is the violence that per-meated his society. The original Hebrew word for “violence” is. hamas, and it is used six times in Habakkuk’s book. The term implies acts of injury, both physical and moral, inflicted on others (Gen. ). Being a prophet, Habakkuk knows well how much God lovesFile Size: KB. DIVINE INVASIONS is a readable, revealing biography of the 20th-century sci-fi titan into whose mind we all most wish we could climb. Philip K. Dicks brilliance is never in doubt, even as author Lawrence Sutin guides us through the labyrinthine emotional upheavals and relationships of /5.


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Divine presence is important and Brueggemann could have talked about God's presence in the Church in a way that would help today's readers deal with the violence, but that did not happen. Something that I liked about this book was that it did not try to say that Jews and Christians do not need to worry about the violence in Joshua because it is /5(11).

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Divine Presence amid Violence: Contextualizing the Book of Joshua/5(8). book is an excellent starting place for those who wish to join the ongoing conversation about war, the Bible, and the church today.

Brueggemann’sworkhereisalongoverdue departure from countless classic pastoral treatments of the connection of the divine and violence, most painfully expressed in apologia and pleading on the behalf of Scripture. Investigating “revelation in context” Walter Brueggemann examines the difficult text of Joshua Brueggemann seeks to explain the presence of the violence in the Old Testament, perpetrated in the name of the Lord.

He addresses the problem by treating these texts as an embarrassment to Christians, dealing specifically with whether violence is at odds with the character of God. Divine Presence Amid Violence: Contextualizing the Book of Joshua Brueggemann, Walter Eugene, Ore.: Cascade, pp. xii + $ Description: To pursue the matter of "revelation in context," I will address an exceedingly difficult text in the Old Testament, Joshua The reason for taking up this text is to deal with the often asked and troublesome question: What.

Walter Brueggemann is one of the twentieth century’s most beloved theologians and one of the world’s foremost scholars on the Old Testament. He has inspired young scholars and students, and driven the discourse on theology with some of the biggest players in contemporary Bible scholarship.

This collection contains some of Brueggemann’s most recent and personal works. Title: Divine Presence amid Violence: Contextualizing the Book of Joshua By: Walter Brueggemann Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 94 Vendor: Cascade Books Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 4 ounces ISBN: X ISBN Stock No: WWPages:   In Divine Presence Amid Violence, Walter Brueggemanns reflection on the book of Joshua as the text of an oppressed people, experiencing the revelation of God through his demonstration of power enacted against the oppressor, offers acute insights to all who are exercised by the question how the violence commanded in the book of Joshua can count 2/5(1).

Get this from a library. Divine presence amid violence: contextualizing the Book of Joshua. [Walter Brueggemann]. Divine Presence Amid Violence: Contextualizing the Book of Joshua. What shall we do with all the violence and bloody war that is done in the Old Testament in the name of Yahweh.

The question reflects a sense that these texts of violence are at least an embarrassment, are morally repulsive, and are theologically problematic in the Bible, not.

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Brueggemann, Walter, Divine Presence amid Violence (Eugene, Ore.: Cascade, ). xii + Softcover, US$ ISBN Divine Presence Amid Violence: Contextualizing the Book of Joshua ; An Unsettling God: The Heart of the Hebrew Bible ; Journey to the Common Good ; Out of Babylon ; Psalmist’s Cry: Scripts for Embracing Lament ; Disruptive Grace: Reflections on God, Scripture, and the Church Divine Presence Amid Violence: Contextualizing the Book of Joshua A Pathway of Interpretation: The Old Testament for Pastors and Students Old Testament Theology: An Introduction (Library of Biblical Theology).

ground his actions in an external divine command or in the internal will to power. Divine Presence Amid Violence: Contextualizing the Book of Joshua (Eugene, OR: Cascade, ); the epistemology of sacralized violence will be used to critique the.

The divine commands to annihilate the seven nations living in Canaan (to 'devote them to destruction', herem in Biblical Hebrew) are perhaps the most morally troubling texts of the Hebrew and Christian bibles. Making Sense of Old Testament Genocide: Christian Interpretations of Herem Passages addresses the challenges these texts pose.

It presents the various ways in Pages:   Of value to my choice was also the perfect timing of the book with the war in the Middle East. Divine Presence Amid Violence makes clear that aggression in the Bible, and more specifically, aggression that “comes” from God, is not to be against the people, but against the chariots and horses.Divine Presence Amid Violence: Contextualizing the Book of Joshua.

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