Money and possessions : interpretation resources for the use of scripture in the church / Walter Brueggemann.Series: Interpretation: resources for the use of scripture in the church.Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, 2016Edition: First edition.Description: xxii, 319 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780664233648.Subject(s): Bible -- Theology | Money -- Biblical teaching | Wealth -- Biblical teachingDDC classification:
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-293) and indexes.
Introduction: a material faith -- Israel's core narrative: no coveting! -- Deuteronomy: the great either/or of neighborliness -- The contest: Joshua, Judges, I & II Samuel, I & II Kings -- Empire and extraction: I and II Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah -- The Psalms: Torah, temple, wisdom -- Proverbs and Job: wise beyond smart -- The prophets: wealth ill-gotten and lost, wealth given again -- The five scrolls: scripts of loss and hope, commodity and agency -- The gospels: performance of an alternative economy -- Acts: community amid empire -- Paul: life in the land of divine generosity -- The pastoral epistles: order in the household -- The letter of James: the deep either/or of practice -- The Book of Revelation: the ultimate alternative.