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Wendell Berry's Prophetic Imagination

The Prophetic Imagination
Walter Brueggemann
Fortress Press, 2001. 151 pp.

Imagination in Place
Wendell Berry
Counterpoint Press, 2010. 196 pp.

Recently, I was disappointed by a book I had high expectations of. 970 more words

Returning Home

Pieter the Elder
The Return of the Herd, 1565
Oil on panel

In March of this year, lawyer and memoirist J.D. Vance announced that he would be… 637 more words

The Dumpster-Diver -- Johnny Appleseed

There are many ways to write a counter-narrative to America’s throw-away consumer culture.

It could be this spoken narrative critique by Old Testament scholar Walter Brueggemann. 94 more words

What I've Been Reading (and Watching and Listening To) This Summer

One of my goals this summer has been to do a lot of reading. During the school year, any personal reading is very obviously out of the question. 729 more words

Personal And Introspective

The language of reconcilation -- in one word

I have recently learned that some (many?) of the indigenous peoples of our province and country are objecting to the use of the word “our” in referring to them. 397 more words

Pentecost 3 Proper 7 RCL June 25, 2017

Genesis 21:8-21
Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17
Romans 6:1b-11
Matthew 10:24-39

As Biblical scholar Walter Brueggemann observes, our first reading can sound harsh to modern people, but to people of that time, the story is about God’s mercy. 841 more words

Sermons

Weekender: June 10, 2017

Weekender: 06/10/2017

Welcome to the weekend! Each week, we like to offer a few quick highlights from our week that we think will give you something worthwhile to think about over the weekend. 316 more words

The Weekender