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Walter Brueggemann

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Posted by Walter Brueggemann 10 weeks 1 day ago
Lent is our season of honesty. It is a time when we may break out of our illusions to face the reality of our life in preparation for Easter, a radical new beginning.When, through this illusion-...
Posted by Walter Brueggemann 4 years 5 weeks ago
In Christian confession, Good Friday is the day of loss and defeat; Sunday is the day of recovery and victory. Friday and Sunday summarize the drama of the gospel that continues to be re-performed,...

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.