"Reprint. Originally published: Philadelphia : United Church Press, 1976. With new introduction". -- verso of t.-p.
Includes bibliographical references
"The United Church of Christ, in cooperation with other denominations of the Joint Educational Development partnership, has selected the biblical motif of 'shalom' as a central theme for an educational approach". -- Author's Preface to the First Edition, p. 11.
Contents: Author's Preface to the Second Edition dated February 1, 1982 / Walter Brueggemann, Eden Theological Seminary -- Editor's Preface to the First Edition / Charles McCollough -- Author's Preface to the First Edition -- / Walter Brueggemann, Eden Theological Seminary, Webster Groves, Missouri 63119 -- Part I: A Vision of Shalom -- Living Toward a Vision -- Shalom for "Haves" and "Have-Nots" -- Part II: A Vision of Freedom -- Shalom as Freedom and Unity -- Action in the Brickyard -- Our Story Tells Us What to Do -- Part III: A Vision of Order -- Ordering and Eating -- Peace is a Gift and a Task -- Peace is a Shalom Covenant -- Mixing Religion and Politics -- Part IV: The Shalom Church -- The Church: An Untangled World -- Newness: The Church's Message -- Shalom Tools -- The Shalom Church -- Part V: Shalom Persons: The Shalom Person -- Teaching How It Holds Together -- Health Care as Healing and Caring -- Appendix: A Shalom Lectionary -- Notes.