Is church boring? Is eye candy the answer? Walter Brueggemann doesn't rush to answers as he contemplates what makes him angry and what gives him hope.
Are we youth obsessed? Do we allow space and time to hear from the voices of our history?
Walter Breuggemann on Lent, Good Friday, Easter and the "shutdown" of the way it used to be.
Walter Brueggemann on shalom, justice, the neighborhood and salvation.
“God is in recovery from violence,” says Walter Brueggemann. What things in your life are you trying to explain away?
"The Spirit is God's force of newness." Walter Brueggemann on hope and imagination.
How do we find communality amongst our traditions? Walter Brueggemann on the hard work of ecumenicalism.
“The ground for ecumenicism is found in the Eucharist,” Walter Brueggemann…And one neighbor at a time.
What harm might exist in starting with praise rather than arriving at praise through lament?
In America, our collective memory of public life and economics need to be awakened.
Bruggemann and Block speak about what it means to restore our humanity and our communities.
Block and Brueggemann discuss how to form narratives that are not just histories.
We face each other, and are allowed to see God and our humanity through the eyes of the fallible other.
The “glue” of narrative dissolves when we fail to re-tell our stories within the community.
The creative act of community is the public dance; it is art and prophetic vision.
If we listen closely enough to the stories of others, an alternative story will emerge which will allow for the transformation to take place.
When we look at the commonness of our “needs” we often see a chasm that separates us: the needy vs. those without needs.
The prophetic tasks we need to be involved with to break through our current state of denial.
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