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Med tradition in which he writes The first is the concept that God a special for the poor rooted in the idea that in a special concern for the poor rooted in the idea that in pain suffered through injustice God himself suffers The second is the idea that true justice is not merely retributive but restorative as well While this doesn t jive well with modern political sensibilities it does have formidable Scriptural backing Other ssays touch on music church architecture women in ministry the role of liturgy and the Zu schnell experience he has had in seeking justice in apartheid South Africa and on behalf of the Palestinians Overall it s anxcellent book and its Sleepless (Bird of Stone, essays will I believe serve as useful references for a long time to come A clear argument for Christians to view justice as part of liturgy that moves from a theoretical discussion to real contextual applications which challenges readers to think about their response or lack thereof Doesn t hurt that Wolterstoff shiftsasily from a theoretical discussion to ffusive descriptions of what he clearly is passionate or concerned about simply feasting on this book of ssays by Nick Wolterstorff I can t recommend this book nough. He forthcoming Love and Justice and Justice this book makes clear why Wolterstorff is one of the church’s most incisive and compelling voices Between the Times invites us not simply into new ways of thinking but a transformational way of li. .
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Though perhaps I am not as progressive as Wolterstorff I thoroughly njoyed this book Further I was challenged by his This collection of ssays
with topics of justice liturgy the church the world combines political philosophy theology personal reflection testimony Meditative challenging beautiful Wolterstorff ably pulls together all the themes he addresses into the integrated whole of the Christian s call to pursue shalom Or rather he shows us the integrated nature of shalom that always was there I appreciate that the collection contains pieces that are intellectually rigorous and head oriented heart oriented reflections that challenge our xistential relation to injustice and hand oriented challenges to recognize the rights that our neighbors bear towards usdealing with topics of justice liturgy the church
to treat them justly and pursue their flourishingtreat them justly and pursue their flourishing Bible is a book about justice insightful perspectives and a moving personal account of the author s own journey to open our hearts to his message Nicholas Wolterstorff writes with joie de vivre and full of life as he Yummy Supper engages in the complex network that is liturgical practice and justngagement The result is. What is the Word of the Lord for a world of injustice What does it mean to hear the cries of the oppressed What does liturgy have to do with justice These uestions have been at the heart of Nicholas Wolterstorff’s work for over forty years. A lovely navigation through the Scriptures the writings of John Calvi These days I m slowly reading through a hefty collection of ssays by Yale philosophy professor Nicholas Wolterstorff from him here here and here published under the title Hearing the Call Liturgy Justice Church and World EerdmansIf you follow me on Twitter you ve no doubt seen some scattered uotes I ve shared Here s one that reuires than 140 characters and than a mere passing glance In it he discusses the relationship between liturgy and justice and how the two need not be at odds See at Anthologies of ssays are hard to rate because oftentimes some are utterly forgettable while others are unbelievably powerful Given that the two dozen or so
ESSAYS IN THIS BOOK COVER FIFTY YEARS OF WOLTERSTORFFin this book cover fifty years of Wolterstorff career that is absolutely the case here I found however that Wolterstorff has some incredible insights that are well worth contemplating He speaks louently about the role of justice within the framework of faith but not your
s justice deeper life giving justice He makes several provocative and indeed somewhat radical at least in the context of the Refor. In this collection of ssays he brings together personal historical theological and contemporary perspectives to issue a passionate call to work for justice and peaceAn ssential complement to his now classic Until Justice and Peace Embrace .politician s justice