Add new comment

Professor Brueggemann's interview offers thought provoking conversation that provides each us in in our own personal lives some greater understanding of what can be a deeper relationship with God.

I was in conflict, however, as to a global application of his "theology." What specifically struck me was a comment that life does not turn out as we planned and biblical references should be seen in this context.

With tens of thousands of refugees in camps in Syria, conflict in CAR and across the Middle East, how does this interpretation apply to the disparity of wealth as seen in many countries as in our own United States?

Many people lives are being lived exactly as they plan, in extreme comfort, by way of greed, while others are at the mercy of despots and tyrants living in desert tents without heat or food.

What are we to make of this in biblical terms?