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By John B. Geyer

The oracles concerning the international locations in Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel originate within the historic Laments. eventually, they have been preserved as a result of their relevance to the 12 months of Jubilee, with its origins within the New yr pageant; this learn illuminates their goal. In Mythology and Lament, John Geyer indicates the oracles belong to the field of worship, creating a theological (mythological) assertion, no longer a political one. with regards to present debates concerning the historicity of the Hebrew Bible, Geyer additionally presents a theological context to questions of clash of countries and environmental debates.

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By John B. Geyer

The oracles concerning the international locations in Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel originate within the historic Laments. eventually, they have been preserved as a result of their relevance to the 12 months of Jubilee, with its origins within the New yr pageant; this learn illuminates their goal. In Mythology and Lament, John Geyer indicates the oracles belong to the field of worship, creating a theological (mythological) assertion, no longer a political one. with regards to present debates concerning the historicity of the Hebrew Bible, Geyer additionally presents a theological context to questions of clash of countries and environmental debates.

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