Ah, when I need something to really chew on, Walter Bruggemann is always a good go-to. I have testified here at IM to a journey of having learned something much different than what I was taught in my evangelical background. That is, that God and his people, particularly as portrayed in the Hebrew Bible, shareContinue reading “Bruggemann: Our life with God — characteristically open and unsettled”
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Wednesday with Brueggemann: Do you notice?
Wednesday with Brueggemann Do you notice? We are in process of deciding, to whom does the present belong? On most days, we imagine, the present belongs to the empire. When we think that, we succumb in resignation, because then we conclude that everything is settled and nothing can be changed. On some days, however, weContinue reading “Wednesday with Brueggemann: Do you notice?”
Brueggemann: On taking a route other than our zeal or certitude
Note from CM: Friends, I thought this a good follow-up to yesterday’s discussion about my “both/and” perspective on things. • • • Not many of us need advice about what to do with our life. Not many of us want such advice either. We may not agree on what to do, but most of usContinue reading “Brueggemann: On taking a route other than our zeal or certitude”
Brueggemann: Jesus Is Enough
In the midst of our quest for orthodoxy to be sure people believe right, or our quest for morality to be sure people act right, or our quest for piety to be sure people pray right, the little ones know, this Jesus is enough. It is enough to know Jesus, for in Jesus you seeContinue reading “Brueggemann: Jesus Is Enough”