The Bible Makes Sense

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John Knox Press, 1977 - Bible - 155 pages
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This unique how to book about the Bible goes beyond simply introducing major themes. The author offers an engaging biblical understanding of the world that leads to joy, life, and wholeness, described in an insightful synthesis tht enlivens the Scriptures. Brueggemann suggests that insiders to biblical faith will find energy and illumination that outsiders never guess at.

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User Review  - Amos Smith - Goodreads

This is one of my favorite book of Brueggemann. This is a thin accessible volume that helps us wrap our minds around the Bible and to perceive its perennial themes. Brueggemann writes this book, not ... Read full review

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User Review  - Terri Milstead - Goodreads

Required reading for school. Honestly can't say that I got much out of it. I didn't get the impression that the teacher was having us read it for any reason other than the school requires it to be required reading. May update my thoughts after we discuss this in class, but for now... Read full review


The Possibility of a Fresh Perspective
Nurturing a Historical Imagination
Making Sense as an Insider

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About the author (1977)

Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary. A past president of the Society of Biblical Literature, he is one of today's preeminent interpreters of Scripture.

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