Dr. Walter Brueggemann speaks Jan. 17

Dr. Walter Brueggemann

Dr. Walter Brueggemann

Old Testament scholar The Rev. Dr. Walter Brueggemann will preach at our 8a and 10a Eucharists.

At 2p Dr. Brueggemann will speak in Saints Hall as part of our Dimensions of Faith series. His topic will be taken from his new book, “Chosen?: Reading the Bible Amid the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.”

Dr. Brueggemann’s books will be for sale in Clingman Chapel after the 10a service, and he will sign copies of his books. Dr. Brueggemann is one of the most influential Bible interpreters of our time, and the author of over 100 books and numerous scholarly articles.

On Sat. Jan. 16, Dr. Brueggemann will be at St. Stephen Church as part of its Martin Luther King Day celebration. Parishioners are invited to attend a 9a breakfast and stay for the 11a Saturday service at the church, 1018 S. 15th St.

The world’s leading interpreter of the Old Testament, Walter Brueggemann is the William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary. He is the author of over 100 books, including the longtime bestsellers The Prophetic Imagination and Praying the Psalms. His most recent books are Sabbath as Resistance: Saying No to the Culture of Now” and his most recently published book, Chosen?: Reading the Bible Amid the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

A contributing editor at Sojourners magazine, Brueggemann also writes frequently for The Christian Century, and The Huffington Post. A list of his articles can be found here.

 

 

 

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