Embracing the Prophets in Contemporary Culture DVD

A 6-Session Study by Walter Brueggemann with Tim Scorer

Walter Brueggemann, arguably America’s leading Old Testament scholar and theologian, takes us on a wild ride through the poetic prophecy, drawing connections between Israel’s sociological, economic and spiritual status and that of America today.

  • Session 1: Moses, Pharaoh, the Prophets and Us
  • Session 2: The Prophets as Uncredentialed Purveyors of Covenant
  • Session 3: Moral Coherence in a World of Power, Money and Violence
  • Session 4: The Shrill Rhetoric that Breaks Denial
  • Session 5: The Grief of Loss as Divine Judgment
  • Session 6: The Promissory Language that Breaks Despair

This DVD contains all video content needed to conduct this six-session study. Each session begins with a 10-15 minute video presentation by Brueggemann followed by filmed interaction with a diverse small group. Click here to order participant workbooks.

Currently the William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary, as well as a popular speaker and author, Walter Brueggemann is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, currently residing in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of over 50 books, hundreds of articles and several commentaries on books of the Bible. Many consider him to be the world’s leading interpreter of the Old Testament.



Other related titles in the series:

Embracing an Adult Faith: Marcus Borg on What It Means to Be Christian

Embracing Emergence Christianity: Phyllis Tickle on the Church’s Next Rummage Sale

Embracing a Life of Meaning: Kathleen Norris on Discovering What Matters

Embracing Spiritual Awakening: Diana Butler Bass on the Dynamics of Experiential Faith

Embracing the Prophets: Walter Brueggemann on Confronting Today’s ‘Pharaohs’ 


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Embracing the Prophets in Contemporary Culture DVD