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The Book of Jeremiah (The New International Commentary on the Old Testament)
J.A. Thompson's commentary on Jeremiah is one of the most thorough commentaries available for this important book. Init, he discusses issues such as Jeremiahs role as a prophet of Israel, issues with exegesis of the book, the historical setting, the life of Jeremiah, and of course, the book itself. With over 600 pages of commentary, Thompson gives the reader a complete pic ...more
Hardcover, 820 pages
Published March 1st 1995 by William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
(first published January 1st 1980)
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The biblical Book of Jeremiah can be daunting to read and difficult to understand without expert help in regard to the historical setting and theological nature of the book. Thompson is such a guide with regard to the book and person of Jeremiah, a prophet of Yahweh, with a a dire message for ancient Israelites. The author writes in a way that is accessable to the layperson and scholar alike, yet maintains the spiritual integrity of prophetic genre. He explains that the prophets were not merely ...more
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