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Jeremiah 30-52 and Lamentations (Westminster Bible Companion Series)

John Bracke

Jeremiah 30-52 and Lamentations (Westminster Bible Companion Series)

John Bracke

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270 Pages

- Publisher The first volume in this two-part commentary on Jeremiah provides a powerful interpretation of the prophet's message that a nation refusing to repent and obey God risks judgment. In the second volume, Bracke turns to that part of Jeremiah which pauses in its long recounting of the downfall of Judah to point beyond exile and suffering to God's restoration of the people and renewal of the covenant. Hope is announced in the midst of defeat. The book of Lamentations uncovers the depth of despair of a people who cry out to God in their distress. Bracke points out how its prayers move between faith and doubt, between confidence in deliverance and anguish over abandonment. The power of these words to speak beyond the ancient story to contemporary suffering and conversation with God is a constant theme in this commentary.

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In Part Two of his commentary on Jeremiah and Lamentations, John Bracke provides a powerful interpretation of the prophet's message to a nation refusing to repent and obey God and points beyond exile and suffering to God's restoration of the people and renewal of the covenant.

Books in the Westminster Bible Companion series assist laity in their study of the Bible as a guide to Christian faith and practice. Each volume explains the biblical book in its original historical context and explores its significance for faithful living today. These books are ideal for individual study and for Bible study classes and groups.



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270 Pages
- Publisher

The first volume in this two-part commentary on Jeremiah provides a powerful interpretation of the prophet's message that a nation refusing to repent and obey God risks judgment. In the second volume, Bracke turns to that part of Jeremiah which pauses in its long recounting of the downfall of Judah to point beyond exile and suffering to God's restoration of the people and renewal of the covenant. Hope is announced in the midst of defeat. The book of Lamentations uncovers the depth of despair of a people who cry out to God in their distress. Bracke points out how its prayers move between faith and doubt, between confidence in deliverance and anguish over abandonment. The power of these words to speak beyond the ancient story to contemporary suffering and conversation with God is a constant theme in this commentary.
- Publisher

In Part Two of his commentary on Jeremiah and Lamentations, John Bracke provides a powerful interpretation of the prophet's message to a nation refusing to repent and obey God and points beyond exile and suffering to God's restoration of the people and renewal of the covenant.

Books in the Westminster Bible Companion series assist laity in their study of the Bible as a guide to Christian faith and practice. Each volume explains the biblical book in its original historical context and explores its significance for faithful living today. These books are ideal for individual study and for Bible study classes and groups.


- Publisher

Meet the Author

John Bracke

John M. Bracke is Martha McCall Egan Professor of Biblical Studies at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.

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  • Catalogue Code 196183
  • Product Code 0664255833
  • EAN 9780664255831
  • Pages 252
  • Department Academic
  • Category Old Testament Commentaries
  • Sub-Category Jeremiah
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Nov 1999
  • Dimensions 228 x 153 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.014kg

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