Ibutive but restorative as well While this doesn t jive well with
modern political sensibilities it does have formidable Scriptural backing Other essays touch political sensibilities it does have formidable Scriptural backing Other essays touch music church architecture women in ministry the role of Contacts Desired liturgy and the experience he has had in seeking justice in apartheid South Africa and on behalf of the Palestinians Overall it s an excellent book and its essays will I believe serve as useful references for aong time to come Though perhaps I am not as progressive as Wolterstorff I thoroughly enjoyed this book Further I was challenged by his critiue of the American Church There were "moments when I felt ike Wolterstorff had put into words ideas that have " when I felt ike Wolterstorff had put into words ideas that have germinating in my mind for some time There were other moments that I heartily disagreed or at The Oracles Golem (The Oracle least took umbrage with his exegesis of Scripture Throughout I was glad that I found this book among the millions at my universityibrary and put it on my short Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations list of books to read simply feasting on this book of essays by Nick Wolterstorff I can t recommend this book enough The Bible is a book about justice insightful perspectives and a moving personal account of the author s own journey to open our hearts to his message These days I m slowly reading through a hefty collection of essays by Yale philosophy professor Nicholas Wolterstorff from him here here and here published under the title Hearing the Call Liturgy Justice Church and World EerdmansIf you follow me on Twitter you ve no doubt seen some scattered uotes I ve shared Here s one that reuires than 140 characters and than a mere passing glance In it he discusses the relationship betweeniturgy and justice and how the two need not be at odds See at. He forthcoming Love and Justice and Justice this book makes clear why Wolterstorff is one of the church’s most incisive and compelling voices Between the Times invites us not simply into new ways of thinking but a transformational way of i. .
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ME THIRSTING FOR AND DISCUSSION ONthirsting for and discussion on topics I ong for the iturgical imagination to reborn in the coming generationsAnd though Wolterstorff s discussions on politics can be at times stubbornly one sided I found his commitments to justice and to the Scriptures to be over and above the central unifying factor of his writing rather than any individual political commitment His biographical story recalling an interaction with Allan Boesak in particular is utterly compellingAltogether the book is a worthy introduction to the problems of iturgy and justice in such a manner that will cause the pastor theologian to give pause and reflect on his or her own One Wish (Thunder Point, life and practice It is the sort of theological book that sits with you and teaches you rather than justecturing And Wolterstorff is perhaps above all a great teacher Anthologies of essays are hard to rate because oftentimes some are utterly forgettable while others are unbelievably powerful Given that the two dozen or so essays in this book cover fifty years of Wolterstorff s career that is absolutely the case "here I found however that Wolterstorff has some incredible insights that are well worth contemplating " I found however that Wolterstorff has some incredible insights that are well worth contemplating speaks elouently about the role of justice within the framework of faith but not your politician s justice a deeper La santa anoressia. Digiuno e misticismo dal Medioevo a oggi life giving justice He makes several provocative and indeed somewhat radical ateast in the context of the Reformed tradition in which he writes The first is the concept that God has a special concern for the poor rooted in the idea that in the pain suffered through injustice God himself suffers The second is the idea that true justice is not merely retr. In this collection of essays he brings together personal historical theological and contemporary perspectives to issue a passionate call to work for justice and peaceAn essential complement to his now classic Until Justice and Peace Embrace