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Book Review: Chosen? Reading the Bible amid the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, by Walter Brueggemann

When I first learned that Walter Brueggemann had written a book opposing Zionism and contesting modern Israel’s claim to the land of Israel, I was worried. 1,343 more words

Wilderness Sabbath Part 1: The Fourth Commandment

The God Who Rests

Our Hebrew brothers passed along a wonderful gift they received from the Creator; “The God who rests”.  In the creation narrative, YHWH created the world in six phases or days.   1,085 more words

Encounter Creation

There is a time to be born, and it is now

There is a time to be born and a time to die.

And this is a time to be born.

So we turn to you, God of our life, 298 more words

We Are Not Self-Starters

Prayer by Walter Brueggemann

adapted from Awed to Heaven, Rooted in Earth (Fortress Press, 2003)

Speaking, acting, life-giving God,

the one with the only verbs that can heal and rescue, 207 more words

Walter Brueggemann

New Zealand's 2015: the year we hid from a world in need

The long fragrant grass is yellowing out the open door, life burning off exposed to our southern sun. A quiet breeze dances with stubbornly green trees and a few sheep regard me thoughtfully as they chew cud. 787 more words


Fear Not

Every day, it seems, Donald Trump says something outrageous, offensive, down right mean and frequently contrary to the very highest and noblest values upon which the United States of America is founded. 512 more words

Hold To The Good