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Jeremiah, Lamentations (NIV Application Commentary, Old Testament)

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The books of Jeremiah and Lamentations cannot be separated from the political conditions of ancient Judah. Beginning with the righteous king Josiah, who ushered in a time of glorious but brief religious reform, Jeremiah reflects the close tie between spiritual and political prosperity or disaster, between the actions and heart of Judah and her kings and their fortunes as a ...more
Hardcover, 496 pages
Published March 11th 2002 by Zondervan (first published March 1st 2002)
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Nov 15, 2015 Sue rated it it was amazing
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Jeremiah and Lamentations are dark books .. a collection of dialogues between God and (primarily, but there may be other voices here) Jeremiah during some of the darkest hours of Judah. Dearman calls the prophesies a "collection" - that is, these prophesies, dialogues, prayers, and responses from God do not form a sequential historical record but are a record of numerous events, some of which cannot be dated. The situation is dire, and the words are uncomfortable to read. Dearman help
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I don't know how to provide the best commentary on a commentary other than to say that this book definitely helped me get the most out of my time in the Book of Jeremiah and Lamentations. I can absolutely say that I have a much better understanding of Jeremiah and his life and times, and this book is a hugs part of that.
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This was an interesting commentary and good read. I learned a lot.
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