Item description for Shaking Heaven and Earth: Essays in Honor of Walter Brueggemann and Charles B. Cousar (Interpretation Bible Studies) by Christine Roy Yoder, Kathleen M. O'Connor & E. Elizabeth Johnson...
Overview This book shares the results of a symposium held to honor the work of Walter Brueggemann and Charles Cousar at Columbia Theological Seminary on the occasion of their retirement. Each author and each chapter of the book simultaneously engages the Bible, the church and the world--a three-part engagement that was fundamental to the acclaimed careers of Brueggemann and Cousar. The contributors, who hold similar academic distinction for cutting-edge biblical studies, are able to emulate and even expand upon the honorees' groundbreaking bodies of work. The book also includes responses by Brueggemann and Cousar to the challenges of traditional biblical interpretation represented here.
Publishers Description This book shares the results of a symposium held to honor the work of Walter Brueggemann and Charles Cousar at Columbia Theological Seminary on the occasion of their retirement. The honorees are of such stature that the authors gathered to honor them share a similar status within the biblical studies guild. Each author and each chapter of the book simultaneously engages the Bible, the church and the world. This 3-part engagement was fundamental to the careers of the honorees. The contributors emulate and even expand on their work. The book also includes responses by Walter Brueggemann and Charles Cousar to the challenges to traditional biblical interpretation represented here.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.24" Width: 6.28" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.63 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2005
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664227775 ISBN13 9780664227777
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More About Christine Roy Yoder, Kathleen M. O'Connor & E. Elizabeth Johnson
Christine Roy Yoder is Assistant Professor of Old Testament Language, Literature, and Exegesis, at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA.