Wednesday, 31 August 2016
The Creative Word: Canon as a Model for Biblical Education, Second Ed.,
Walter Brueggemann, Fortress Press, 2015, page 21
It is interesting - as it usually is with Walter Brueggemann - to check the footnotes for yesterday's extract from Chapter 2 of this book. He cites two other authors, Peter Berger and Michael Fishbane. But you'll need to buy and read the book to get the full sourcing ...
It is precisely the interplay between the generations that concerns Torah. Peter Berger observes, "every society that continues in time faces the problem of transmitting its objectivated meanings from one generation to the next."
So this isn't just a contemporary problem, then ...