Walter Brueggemann's most recent book is From Whom No Secrets Are Hid: Introducing the Psalms (Westminster John Knox).
The Bible’s Traumatic Origins
David Carr rereads the familiar materials of the Bible in conversation with trauma theory. This opens the way for a fresh and suggestive interpretation.
Democracy and the Armed Society
Philosopher Firmin DaBrabander has written a judicious exposition of the crisis of guns in our society. He pays particular attention to the ideology, claims, and consequences of the NRA.
Samuel Adams's book is important on two counts: he focuses on the once-neglected period of the Second Temple, and he asks economic questions rather than theological-spiritual ones.
Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings (volume 2 of The Schocken Bible)
George Steiner said that "the translator invades, extracts, and brings home." In this remarkable volume, Everett Fox does all of this.
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