Walter Brueggemann's most recent book is From Whom No Secrets Are Hid: Introducing the Psalms (Westminster John Knox).
Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions
Michael Walzer addresses a surprising question: the interplay between social revolutions and reactive counterrevolutions.
Divine Gift, Human Gratitude, and Mutual Faithfulness in Judaism
Jon Levenson's new book reflects on the theme of the love of God in the Hebrew Bible. The three components of his subtitle suggest the range and depth of his exposition.
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.
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