This second book of the three-volume Anchor Bible Commentary offers
an astute translation and commentary on the middle sixteen chapters
of Jeremiah. Important themes in the present volume include
injustice within Judah's royal house, sexual immorality among the
clergy, and true versus false prophecy. Yet the prophet who
thundered Yahweh's judgment was also the one who gave the remnant
people--in oracle and in symbolic action--a promise and a hope,
expressed climactically in a new and eternal covenant for future
days. Here too is the only report in the Bible of an accredited
scribe writing up a scroll of oracles for public reading at the
This magisterial work of scholarship is sure to be essential to any
biblical studies curriculum. "Jeremiah 21-36 draws on the best
biblical scholarship to further our understanding of this
preeminent prophet and his message to the world.
Yale University Press
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||The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries
Jack R. Lundbom
||235 x 156 x 42mm (L x W x T)
||Hardcover - Cloth over boards
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