Jeremiah (2008): A Commentary (The Old Testament Library) by Leslie C. Allen

By Leslie C. Allen

This e-book of Jeremiah bargains a striking diversity of literature, together with prose, poetry, homilies, oracles, and proverbs. This remark is aware the ebook as a piece of non secular literature, to be tested in its ultimate shape and but with cautious cognizance to the ancient contexts of writing and improvement during which the current textual content took form. Jeremiah proclaimed a message of coming judgment, as a result people's untrue worship, and but additionally emphasised the decision to grasp Yahweh and to reside as God's devoted humans. via all of it, Allen identifies a tragectory of grace, during which the proclamations of doom will be understood in the context of delivers for a renewed future.

The previous testomony Library offers clean and authoritative remedies of significant points of outdated testomony examine via commentaries and common surveys. The participants are students of foreign standing.

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