This Festschrift for Leslie C. Allen reflects the ferment in studies of Jeremiah. A group of international scholars examine the location of the prophecies in Jeremiah's life and consider the book's social, ethical, theological, political, and devotional implications.
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Meet the Author
John Goldingay (Ph.D., University of Nottingham) is David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. His books include Models for Scripture; Models for Interpretation of Scripture; Walk On; and commentaries on Psalms (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms - 3 volumes); Isaiah (New International Bible Commentary); Daniel (Word Biblical Commentary); The Message of Isaiah 40-55: A Literary-Theological Commentary; and with David Payne, Isaiah 40-66 (International Critical Commentary - 2 volumes), and the recently completed Old Testament Theology(three volumes from InterVarsity Press). His major project is now to complete the series Old Testament for Everyone Bible commentary series
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Table Of Contents
- Preface; Chapter 1: Leslie C. Allen - An Educated Evangelical; Chapter 2: Jeremiah 3:22b: An Intentionally Ambiguous, Multivalent Riddle Text; Chapter 3: Do Jeremiah And Ezekiel Share A Common View Of The Exile?; Chapter 4: Prophecy Interpreted: Intertextuality And Prophecy; Chapter 5: Jeremiah And The Poor. Chapter 6: Jeremiah And The Superpower; Chapter 7: Yhwh, The God Of Israel...and Of Edom?; Chapter 8: Jeremiah 2-10 As A Unified Literary Composition; Chapter 9: The Book Of Jeremiah (mt) And Its Early Second Temple Background; Chapter 10: Word Of Jeremiah--wod Of God; Chapter 11: Prophet And Singer In The Fray; Chapter 12: The Mis-pi Rituals And Incantations And Jeremiah 10:1-16; Chapter 13: The Laments In Jeremiah And 1qh; Chapter 14: Ebed-melech As Exemplar; Chapter 15: Baruch Among The Sages; Chapter 16: Baruch As First Reader; Chapter 17: Jeremiah's Reflection On The Isaian Royal Promise; Chapter 18: Dislocations In Time And Ideology In The Reconception Of Jeremiah's Words.