Revelation and Violence: A Study in Contextualization

Revelation and Violence: A Study in Contextualization

Revelation and Violence: A Study in Contextualization

Revelation and Violence: A Study in Contextualization

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The 1986 Père Marquette Lecture is the seventeenth in a series inaugurated to celebrate the Tercentenary of the missions and explorations of Père Marquette, S.J. (1637- 1675). The Marquette University Theology Department, founded in 1952, launched these annual lectures by distinguished theologians under the title of the Père Marquette Lectures in 1969. The 1986 Lecture has the distinction of being the first event in the year long celebration of Marquette's twenty-five years of experience in graduate theology, the doctoral and master's degree programs, which were the outgrowth of a solidly academic undergraduate structure.

The 1986 lecture was delivered at Marquette University, April 20, 1986, by Dr. Walter Brueggemann, Professor of Old Testament, Eden Theological Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Brueggemann holds a Th.D. (Old Testament) from Union Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. (Education) from St. Louis University. His sabbatical studies have taken him to the Universities of Heidelberg and Cambridge.

The American theological community is familiar with Dr. Brueggemann's service as . . .

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