Justice for All
 Church in Decline
 Striking Similarity
 The Efficacy of Prayer
 Are You Ready for Change?
 A Question of Vocation
 The Challenge of Change
 Elul 24
 Elul 23
 Elul 22

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 Elul 5777 (9)
 Exploring Translation Theories (25)
 Live Like You Give a Damn
 Memory and Identity
 The Creative Word (19)
 The Cross-Cultural Process (7)
 The Old Testament is Dying
 The Oral Gospel Tradition (4)
 We the People (8)


Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Footnote Three

The Creative Word: Canon as a Model for Biblical Education, Second Ed.,
Walter Brueggemann, Fortress Press, 2015, page 21

It is interesting - as it usually is with Walter Brueggemann - to check the footnotes for yesterday's extract from Chapter 2 of this book. He cites two other authors, Peter Berger and Michael Fishbane. But you'll need to buy and read the book to get the full sourcing ...

It is precisely the interplay between the generations that concerns Torah. Peter Berger observes, "every society that continues in time faces the problem of transmitting its objectivated meanings from one generation to the next."

So this isn't just a contemporary problem, then ...

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