An Unsettling God: The Heart of the Hebrew Bible  -     By: Walter Brueggemann
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An Unsettling God: The Heart of the Hebrew Bible

Fortress Press / 2009 / Paperback

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Uncomfortable. That is the only way to say it. Walter Brueggeman always makes his readers understand that God is bigger, more powerful, and more mysterious than we can imagine. More than this, he puts us in our place-and YHWH in his. We are small, God is entirely OTHER. This work, An Unsettling God, written for first year Old Testament students is no different. Pulses quicken as Brueggemann examines YHWH's "dialogical character", and the terrible and wondrous implications of God's "partnerships" with Israel, Creation, the Nations, and the single human individual. Thus, Brueggemann gives his readers not only a sound theological introduction to the Old Testament, he relates it directly-and disturbingly-to their lives.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Fortress Press
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0800663632
ISBN-13: 9780800663636
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Drawn from the heart of Brueggemann's "Theology of the Old Testament," this book distills a career's worth of insights into the core message of the Hebrew Bible. The work presents the theologian at his most engaging, offering profound insights tailored especially for the beginning student.

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