The Word Militant: Preaching a Decentering Word  -     By: Walter Brueggemann
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The Word Militant: Preaching a Decentering Word

Fortress Press / 2010 / Paperback

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Against the easy assurance of a too-enculturated religion, Walter Brueggemann refocuses the preaching task around the decentering, destabilizing, dangerous, and always risky Word that confronts us in Scripture - if we have the courage to hear. These powerful essays, previously available only in journals, are here combined with a newly composed preface and introduction. Includes a foreword from William H. Willimon.

Contents

Preface
Introduction: At Risk with the Text
1. Preaching as Reimagination
2. The Preacher, the Text, and the People
3. Ancient Utterance and Contemporary Hearing
4. An Imaginative 'Or'
5. That the World May Be Redescribed
6. The Social Nature of the Biblical Text for Preaching
7. The Shrill Voice of the Wounded Party
8. Life or Death: De-privileged Communication
9. Preaching to Exiles
10. Preaching a Sub-version
11. Truth-telling as Subversive Obedience

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Fortress Press
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0800697650
ISBN-13: 9780800697655
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