Embracing the Prophets in Contemporary Culture is a six-session small group church study for adults and young adults incorporating a Participant Workbook and a DVD. This eBook is of the Participant Workbook with the corresponding Small Group DVD available separately. The Participant Workbook is available in this eBook format as well as in print format. In the small group using Embracing the Prophets in Contemporary Culture, each participant uses his/her own Workbook for study and reflection. Embracing the Prophets in Contemporary Culture is part of the Embracing Series of small group studies, each led by a popular author, speaker, and teacher. Each program in this series includes a Small Group DVD and a Participant Workbook, each sold separately. Each DVD segment includes a 10-15 minute presentation by the leader, then a 10-15 filmed interaction with a small group of adults, discussing the presentation. In this study, scholar and theologian Walter Brueggemann takes us on a wild ride through the poetic prophecy of the Hebrew scripture, identifying cultural contexts and putting a framework to Israel's history. Session titles are: 1. Moses, Pharaoh, the Prophets and Us 2. The Prophets as Uncredentialed Purveyors of Covenant 3. Moral Coherence in a World of Power, Money and Violence 4. The Shrill Rhetoric that Breaks Denial 5. The Grief of Loss as Divine Judgment 6. The Promissory Language that Breaks Despair
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|Size: ||806 KB|
|Publisher: ||Morehouse Education Resources|
|Date published: || 2012|
|ISBN: ||9781606741429 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|