This collection features sixty sermons by Walter Brueggemann, preached mostly in the last five years. For his final public appearances, he preached at various churches and the Festival of Homiletics, including his last address there in 2018. Most of these are based on lectionary texts, with numerous sermons on Advent-Christmas and Lent-Easter texts. Preachers will find inspiration in the handful of sermons covering special occasions or themes, including confirmation, evangelism, and funerals.
Walter Brueggemann is a beloved Old Testament scholar, teacher, and preacher. He spent most of his career at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. His books include Sabbath as Resistance, The Prophetic Imagination, and An Introduction to the Old Testament.