Coauthors of An Other Kingdom, Walter Brueggemann, John McKnight, and Peter Block, talked with Peter Pula and Michelle Strutzenberger (Axiom News) about the new book. They describe how the three of them came together and why the religion of consumerism needs serious rethinking.
Jubilee Forum 1, August 13, 2015
Walter Brueggemann, retired (supposedly) Old Testament Scholar and author, speaks to our relationship with money. He speaks to the exodus story and the wilderness from the Old Testament and the Pharaoh economy. It is about our passion for austerity and the possibility of creating an alternative.
Walter is an old testament scholar who grounds and activates our efforts to restore the commons by connecting Biblical narratives to the modern economy. He offers compelling insights into how we can imagine a way beyond the human costs of a culture built on acquisition and individualism.
The Biblical source of the consumer mandate that what we have isn’t enough.