In his clear and readable, style Walter Brueggemann presents Genesis as a single book set within the context of the whole of biblical revelation. He sees his task as bringing the text close to the faith and ministry of the church. He interprets Genesis as a proclamation of God's decisive dealing with creation rather than as history of myth. Brueggemann's impressive perspective illuminates the study of the first book of the Bible.
Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching needs, this critically acclaimed biblical commentary is a major contribution to scholarship and ministry.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - galacticus - LibraryThing
Brueggemann is on point and ahead of the curve once again. I really like this commentary. I return to this reference ever so often for nuggets of information. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ntutak - LibraryThing
I give this book 2 1/2 stars not because it is a bad book, but because it does not serve a purpose for me. This book is really geared towards the preacher or teacher looking to use the author's ... Read full review
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Genesis: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching
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