The Trick to Community

As Walter Brueggemann says in Reverberations of Faith: A Theological Handbook of Old Testament Themes:

“The trick of community is to hold together real differences of interest in the midst of treasuring a passionate commitment to belong faithfully to one another.”

2 thoughts on “The Trick to Community

  1. I’ve been reading more and more things from Brueggemann that I really like. I didn’t give him enough of a chance when I first read Testimony, Dispute, Advocacy…but even though I’m increasingly appreciative, I must say that he can be verbose at times…and sometimes on topics that just don’t interest me

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