Description: Written by one of the most well known Old Testament scholars in North America.
ē Mines the theological insights of this major prophet for its contemporary relevance in a post-9/11 world.
ē Specifies metaphorical and poetic modes of discussing as essential to critical reflection.
ē Discusses Jeremiah's stand-alone theological importance as well its relationship to the much of the rest of the biblical canon.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Prophetic Literature, Jeremiah, Literature, Methods, Theological Approaches, Biblical Theology, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Theology
Review by Carolyn J. Sharp
Citation: Carolyn J. Sharp, review of Walter Brueggemann, The Theology of the Book of Jeremiah, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).
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