Our weekend with Walter Brueggemann provided stimulating thoughts about faith, economics, and neighborliness that will continue to spur conversations in our life together. Videos from the Friday evening keynote and the Saturday morning dialogue are available now.
Among the world’s foremost interpreters of the Hebrew Bible, Walter Brueggemann is an accomplished scholar, writer, and minister. He is the author of more than 100 books, including Theology of the Old Testament; An Introduction to the Old Testament: The Canon and Christian Imagination; The Prophetic Imagination; and Journey to the Common Good. In 2014, he has released a commentary on the Psalms along with two other works—Sabbath as Resistance: Saying No to the Culture of Now and Reality, Grief, Hope: Three Urgent Prophetic Tasks. Dr. Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theology Seminary in Decatur, Georgia, where he served from 1986 until his retirement in 2003. He is an ordained minister with the United Church of Christ, and currently lives with his wife, Tia, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The W.W. Finlator Lectures in Faith & Social Justice commemorate the legacy of Rev. William Wallace Finlator, who served as minister of Pullen Memorial Baptist Church from 1956 until his retirement in 1982.
Keynote Lecture with Walter Brueggemann
Audio of Keynote Lecture
Saturday Morning Dialogue
Sunday School on Psalm 73
Etched in Flesh: A Sermon by Walter Brueggemann
View the keynote lecture by Gary Dorrien from the inaugural Finlator Lectures in 2013.