Summoned to a Dialogic Life

  Walter Brueggemann Professor of Old Testament Emeritus Columbia Theological Seminary (Précis of his presentation to the 2008 Covenant Conference) The God of the Bible is a covenant-maker and a covenant-keeper. But the matter is more complex than that. With Abraham God makes a covenant that is unilateral and unconditional. With Moses at Sinai God […]

Biblical Authority: A Personal Reflection

Address to the 2000 Covenant Conference Pittsburgh, PA November 3, 2000 Walter Brueggemann Professor of Old Testament Columbia Theological Seminary  The issue of the authority of the Bible is a perennial and urgent one for those of us who claim and intend to stake our lives on its attestation. But for all of the perennial […]