Join Walter Brueggemann as he discusses his academic journey, motivation as an Old Testament scholar, recent book ‘The God of All Flesh’, and more.
Walter is one of the most influential Bible interpreters of our time. He is the author of over one hundred books and numerous scholarly articles. He continues to be a highly sought-after speaker.
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Biblical faith is passionately and relentlessly material in its accent. This claim is rooted in the conviction that the creator God loves and cares for the creation and summons creation to be in sync with the will of the creator God. This collection of essays is focused on the bodily life of the world as it is ordered in all of its problematic political and economic forms. The phrase of the title, "all flesh," in the flood narrative of Genesis 9, refers to all living creatures who are in covenant with God—human beings, animals, birds, and fish—as recipients of God’s grace, as dependent upon Gods’ generosity, and as destined for praise and obedience to God.
The insistence on the materiality of l…