Walter Brueggemann's A Pathway of Interpretation: The Old Testament for Pastors PDF

By Walter Brueggemann

ISBN-10: 1498210961

ISBN-13: 9781498210966

ISBN-10: 1556355890

ISBN-13: 9781556355899

Writing with the pastor and pupil in brain, Walter Brueggemann offers counsel for examining outdated testomony texts. He bargains either recommendation for the interpreter in addition to examples of operating with different types of passages: from narratives, prophecies, and Psalms. He additionally demonstrates tips to paintings thematically, drawing jointly threads from varied traditions. His target is to paintings during the rhetoric of those passages to arrive towards theological interpretation. those investigations point out Brueggemann's conviction that the method of relocating from textual content to interpretive consequence is an inventive firm that may be discovered and practiced.

"One of the simplest and such a lot esteemed interpreters of Scripture exhibits the following how he does it. A 'how-to' booklet with fantastic examples, it really is classic Brueggemann: incisive, penetrating, provocative, and continuously trying to discover the leading edge of the textual content. He cares as a lot approximately pastoral accountability as interpretive procedure. in reality, he does not imagine you could separate them-one of the various presents of this compelling and functional book."

-Patrick D. Miller, writer of the faith of old Israel

"We became familiar with the insightful reflections and the severe theological contemplating many modern biblical students. notwithstanding, seldom has an writer taken us step by step in the course of the genuine development of that notion. this is often accurately what Walter Brueggemann does during this booklet. Insisting that every one believers, now not simply students, could be capable of seriously learn the Bible, he deals a transformed, notwithstanding nonetheless severe interpretive technique, that indicates us how we would do it ourselves."

-Dianne Bergant, CSA writer of Scripture: background and Interpretation

"This is the ebook that these folks who've studied with Walter Brueggemann were awaiting. here's the trainer now we have recognized in school: telling us how he has come to learn scripture as he does and displaying us how he does it. i've been utilizing this system of analyzing scripture with my congregation for the prior decade. jointly we now have stumbled on that Brueggemann's three-step interpretive method opens us as much as the biblical texts in order that they converse to us in robust new methods. What a superb present this ebook is to the church."

-Edwin Searcy, college Hill Congregation, Vancouver, BC

Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of outdated testomony Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia. he's the writer of various works, together with Praying the Psalms (2nd ed., Cascade Books, 2007), Theology of the previous testomony, and Prophetic Imagination.

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