The Common Good

Articles By Walter Brueggemann

Reflections on stopping gun violence, a year after the massacre in Newtown.
Ten books on the shelf of one of our most respected biblical scholars.
These Easter readings line out the new life lived by the community of Jesus. They show, on the one hand, that Easter life is dangerous and demanding.
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A.
Reflect;ion on the Revisd Common Lectionary, Cycle A: Transfiguration, False Desire to LIfe, Can We Start Again, and High-Water Mark.
We enter into a season focused on Christ’s human possibility as a defiant alternative to the human self proposed by the dominant values of our culture.
Epiphany is the exhibit of Jesus in the world. The early church was utterly enthralled by Jesus, but did not find it so easy to characterize him.
Advent and Christmas are seasons for mismatches.
During November we reach the conclusion of the church year. We remember our dead and ponder the God of life. We begin Advent and the season of alert waiting for the newness that God will give.
September 2010: 'Come, Rejoice With Me'; October 2010: The Nature of Faith
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
Biblical faith invites us out of self-destruction toward God's generosity and abundance.
Rev. Billy and his "Church of Stop Shopping" preach the gospel of love, anti-consumerism, and radical neighborliness.
What God and the genius of capitalism have in common. A Bible study on the book of Job. And more.
The book of Isaiah is like a great fugue, always advancing to fresh statements, at the same time continually returning to pick up and restate themes already sounded.
Exploiting power for sexual gratification