Walter Brueggemann's A Pathway of Interpretation: The Old Testament for Pastors PDF

By Walter Brueggemann

ISBN-10: 1498210961

ISBN-13: 9781498210966

ISBN-10: 1556355890

ISBN-13: 9781556355899

Writing with the pastor and scholar in brain, Walter Brueggemann presents counsel for reading outdated testomony texts. He bargains either recommendation for the interpreter in addition to examples of operating with differing types of passages: from narratives, prophecies, and Psalms. He additionally demonstrates how you can paintings thematically, drawing jointly threads from various traditions. His aim is to paintings in the course of the rhetoric of those passages to arrive towards theological interpretation. those investigations point out Brueggemann's conviction that the method of relocating from textual content to interpretive final result is a creative company that may be discovered and practiced.

"One of the simplest and such a lot esteemed interpreters of Scripture exhibits right here how he does it. A 'how-to' ebook with magnificent examples, it truly is classic Brueggemann: incisive, penetrating, provocative, and constantly looking to discover the leading edge of the textual content. He cares as a lot approximately pastoral accountability as interpretive technique. actually, he does not imagine you could separate them-one of the numerous presents of this compelling and functional book."

-Patrick D. Miller, writer of the faith of old Israel

"We became acquainted with the insightful reflections and the serious theological taking into consideration many modern biblical students. despite the fact that, seldom has an writer taken us step by step throughout the genuine development of that proposal. this is often accurately what Walter Brueggemann does during this ebook. Insisting that every one believers, now not basically students, can be in a position to seriously learn the Bible, he deals a converted, although nonetheless severe interpretive method, that exhibits us how we'd do it ourselves."

-Dianne Bergant, CSA writer of Scripture: historical past and Interpretation

"This is the booklet that these folks who've studied with Walter Brueggemann were looking forward to. here's the trainer now we have recognized in school: telling us how he has come to learn scripture as he does and exhibiting us how he does it. i've been utilizing this system of analyzing scripture with my congregation for the prior decade. jointly we now have came upon that Brueggemann's three-step interpretive procedure opens us as much as the biblical texts in order that they communicate to us in robust new methods. What a superb present this ebook is to the church."

-Edwin Searcy, college Hill Congregation, Vancouver, BC

Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of outdated testomony Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia. he's the writer of diverse works, together with Praying the Psalms (2nd ed., Cascade Books, 2007), Theology of the outdated testomony, and Prophetic Imagination.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Pathway of Interpretation: The Old Testament for Pastors and Students PDF

Best christian reference books

Get The Eagle & The Bible: Lessons in Liberty from Holy Writ PDF

We're at a severe second in our nation's background. by no means have the diversities among our significant political events been higher; by no means have the stakes been greater. To whom or to what can we flip for suggestions? Let’s be sincere. The Bible, which for plenty of folks has been the resource of convenience, idea and knowledge, has as many aspects as a diamond carved by means of a professional jeweler.

Download e-book for iPad: Mark (Vol. 1): Jesus, Servant and Savior (Preaching the by R. Kent Hughes

In our age of competitive evil and apathetic religion, the Gospel of Mark resounds with the dynamic strength of the Lord Jesus Christ. possibly the main dramatic and action-packed of the synoptic Gospels, Mark's writing keeps to motivate elevated dedication within the Church at huge. Mark's portrayal of Christ because the Servant-Savior takes on clean relevance in those masterful expositions via revered pastor/author R.

Download PDF by Peter R. Rodgers: Text and Story: Narrative Studies in New Testament Textual

Did the Jesus of St. Luke's Gospel come to heal the brokenhearted (4:18)? Did Mark's Jesus name his disciples to prayer and fasting (9:29), and did he cry from the pass, "My God, my God, why have you ever persecuted me? " (15:34). Did St. Paul write to the Romans that God works all issues jointly for strong if you happen to love him (8:28)?

Download PDF by David J. Macleod: The Suffering Servant of the Lord: A Prophecy of Jesus

"The soreness Servant of the Lord: A Prophecy of Jesus Christ" is an important new research of the fifty-third bankruptcy of Isaiah. it really is exegetical,expositional, devotional, and Christological. • it's exegetical in that it's in line with a cautious examine of the textual content. • it's the which means of bankruptcy to either its unique and smooth readers.

Additional resources for A Pathway of Interpretation: The Old Testament for Pastors and Students

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Pathway of Interpretation: The Old Testament for Pastors and Students by Walter Brueggemann


by Paul
4.2

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 12 votes