Walter Brueggemann on the Surrounding Nations

I came across a really interesting section (pgs. 502-18) in Brueggemann's Theology of the Old Testament. It's subtitled: "Yahweh and the Superpowers." In this, Brueggemann works through the OT's imaginative testimony concerning the superpowers with which Israel concerned itself throughout its history, namely Egypt, Assyria, Babylon and Persia. He notes that in one way or… Continue reading Walter Brueggemann on the Surrounding Nations