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Rolf A. Jacobson

Rolf A. Jacobson is Associate Professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Luther Seminary and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Princeton Theological Seminary. He has authored numerous books and Bible studies and is a contributing writer to The Lutheran Handbook (2005, 9780806651798) and The Lutheran Handbook II (2007, 9780806670379).

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Walter Brueggemann shows Christian preachers how to consider the faith witnessed in several Old Testament traditions and to help them discover rich and suggestive connections to our contemporary faith challenges. He claims that sustained engagement with the Old Testament is worth the effort for the preacher. This volume is part of the new Working Preacher Books series designed to provide timely and compelling books on biblical preaching. God uses good preaching to change lives.

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The Old Testament bears witness to an in-your-face, holy God--a God who gets down and dirty with creation and history; a God who gets in ...

Now available!

“Theology does not often produce a mix of humor and profundity. In Crazy Talk all three come together. You will break up laughing and just ...

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Release date: 
May 7, 2019

Walter Brueggemann shows Christian preachers how to consider the faith witnessed in several Old Testament traditions and to help them discover rich and suggestive connections to our contemporary faith challenges. He claims that sustained engagement with the Old Testament is worth the effort for the preacher. This volume is part of the new Working Preacher Books series designed to provide timely and compelling books on biblical preaching. God uses good preaching to change lives.

Release date: 
February 1, 2019

Very similar in tone and organization to Crazy Talk, the authors of Crazy Book unleash their passion, faith, and humor. This time they have their sights on the...

Release date: 
November 1, 2018

The Old Testament bears witness to an in-your-face, holy God--a God who gets down and dirty with creation and history; a God who gets in ...

Release date: 
September 1, 2017

“Theology does not often produce a mix of humor and profundity. In Crazy Talk all three come together. You will break up laughing and just ...

Release date: 
November 1, 2010
The many introductions to the psalms available to readers tend to focus on various types and forms of psalms but overlook different theological approaches to...