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Walter Brueggemann

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Protestant Old Testament Scholar and Theologian; Widely Considered One of the Most Influential Old Testament Scholars of the Last Several Decades

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 Walter Brueggemann Biography

Walter Brueggemann is one of the most influential Bible interpreters of our time. He is the author of over one hundred books and numerous scholarly articles. He continues to be a highly sought-after speaker.

Brueggemann was born in Tilden, NE in 1933. He often speaks of the influence of his father, a German Evangelical pastor. Brueggemann attended Elmhurst College, graduating in 1955 with an A.B. He went on to Eden Theological Seminary, earning a B.D. (equivalent to today’s M.Div.) in 1958. He completed his formal theological education at Union Theological Seminary in 1961, earning the Th.D. under the primary guidance of James Muilenburg. While teaching at Eden, he earned a Ph.D. in education at St. Louis University.

Brueggemann has served as faculty at two institutions in his career: Eden Theological Seminary (1961-1986) and Columbia Theological Seminary (1986-2003). He is currently William Marcellus McPheeters professor emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia.

Brueggemann’s primary method with the text is rhetorical criticism. Words matter to Brueggemann, and one can tell that by listening to him speak as he hangs on to particularly theologically significant words. His magnum opus, "Theology of the Old Testament" (1997), is a rhetorical-critical look at the Old Testament through the lenses of “testimony, dispute, and advocacy.”

Many have come to know Brueggemann through his book entitled "The Prophetic Imagination," originally published in 1978. His best-known work, however, may be with the Psalms. Numerous church leaders have used his "Message of the Psalms" as a new way of organizing and processing the Psalms. He has been writing about the Psalms since 1982, and he continues to this day.

Church leaders find a friend in Brueggemann, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. His work inspires, energizes, and convicts, and he always makes time to interact personally with those to whom he speaks at large events.

He is a longtime St. Louis Cardinals/Browns fan.

Brueggemann and his wife Tia currently reside in Cincinnati, OH.

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Walter Brueggemann

5 out of 5

Protestant Old Testament Scholar and Theologian; Widely Considered One of the Most Influential Old Testament Scholars of the Last Several Decades

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Walter Brueggemann Biography

Walter Brueggemann is one of the most influential Bible interpreters of our time. He is the author of over one hundred books and numerous scholarly articles. He continues to be a highly sought-after speaker.

Brueggemann was born in Tilden, NE in 1933. He often speaks of the influence of his father, a German Evangelical pastor. Brueggemann attended Elmhurst College, graduating in 1955 with an A.B. He went on to Eden Theological Seminary, earning a B.D. (equivalent to today’s M.Div.) in 1958. He completed his formal theological education at Union Theological Seminary in 1961, earning the Th.D. under the primary guidance of James Muilenburg. While teaching at Eden, he earned a Ph.D. in education at St. Louis University.

Brueggemann has served as faculty at two institutions in his career: Eden Theological Seminary (1961-1986) and Columbia Theological Seminary (1986-2003). He is currently William Marcellus McPheeters professor emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia.

Brueggemann’s primary method with the text is rhetorical criticism. Words matter to Brueggemann, and one can tell that by listening to him speak as he hangs on to particularly theologically significant words. His magnum opus, "Theology of the Old Testament" (1997), is a rhetorical-critical look at the Old Testament through the lenses of “testimony, dispute, and advocacy.”

Many have come to know Brueggemann through his book entitled "The Prophetic Imagination," originally published in 1978. His best-known work, however, may be with the Psalms. Numerous church leaders have used his "Message of the Psalms" as a new way of organizing and processing the Psalms. He has been writing about the Psalms since 1982, and he continues to this day.

Church leaders find a friend in Brueggemann, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. His work inspires, energizes, and convicts, and he always makes time to interact personally with those to whom he speaks at large events.

He is a longtime St. Louis Cardinals/Browns fan.

Brueggemann and his wife Tia currently reside in Cincinnati, OH.

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  • How to book Walter Brueggemann?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Walter Brueggemann for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Walter Brueggemann, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Walter Brueggemann or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Walter Brueggemann?

    Booking fees for Walter Brueggemann, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Walter Brueggemann, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Walter Brueggemann?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Walter Brueggemann for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Walter Brueggemann for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Walter Brueggemann or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Walter Brueggemann or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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