Walter Brueggemann on Money and Possessions

Dr. Claude Mariottini - Professor of Old Testament

Walter Brueggemann is one of my favorite Old Testament scholars. I had the privilege of meeting him personally when I interviewed him in preparation to write a short biography of his life and work [1].

What makes Brueggemann’s writing so compelling is the wide scope of his scholarship. In every book Brueggemann writes he brings his vast reading to support his presentation. Readers are challenged to look at the text from different perspectives because his reading of the text provides new insights and applications to the life and work of the church in the world.


Walter Brueggemann’s most recent book is Money and Possessions, published in November 2016 by Westminster John Knox Press as a supplement to Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching. Interpretation is an outstanding series of commentaries to which Brueggemann has contributed the volumes on Genesis and 1 and 2 Samuel.

In Money and…

View original post 1,012 more words

Published by Vincent S Artale Jr

Biblical studies, Health and Nutrition, Biology, Fitness, Hiking, Reading. Re-blogging doesn't equal agreement.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: