Texts Under Negotiation Paperback
The Bible and Postmodern Imagination
by Walter Brueggemann;
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Texts Under Negotiation
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Old assumptions—rational, objectivist, absolutist—have for the most part given way to new outlooks, which can be grouped under the term postmodern. What does this new situation imply for the church and for Christian proclamation? Can one find in this new situation opportunity as well as dilemma? How can central biblical themes—self, world, and community—be interpreted and imagined creatively and concretely in this new context?
Our task, Brueggemann contends, is not to construct a full alternative world, but rather to fund—to provide the pieces, materials, and resources out of which a new world can be imagined. The place of liturgy and proclamation is "a place where people come to receive new materials, or old materials freshly voiced, which will fund, feed, nurture, nourish, legitimate, and authorize a conterimagination of the world."
Six exegetical examples of such a new approach to the biblical text are included.
Texts Under Negotiation by Walter Brueggemann was published by Augsburg Fortress Publishers in January 1959 and is our 31981st best seller. The ISBN for Texts Under Negotiation is 9780800627362.
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|Page last updated||25th April 2017|
|Author / Artist||Walter Brueggemann|
|Publisher||Augsburg Fortress Publishers (January 1959)|
|Number of Pages||128|