Reading Jeremiah: A Literary and Theological Commentary by Corrine Carvalho PDF

By Corrine Carvalho

during this new quantity from the studying the outdated testomony statement sequence, biblical pupil Corrine Carvalho explores the publication of Jeremiah—where books are burned within the palace and the temple is a prison. Reflecting the ways in which communal tragedy permeates communal id, the publication of Jeremiah as literary textual content embodies the confusion, disorientation, and look for which means that each one such tragedy elicits. simply because the fall of Jerusalem fractured the Judean group and undercut each starting place on which it equipped its id, so too the booklet itself (or extra accurately, the scroll) jumbles photos, genres, and perspectives.

Carvalho’s learn of the booklet of Jeremiah engages the textual content as a set of literature. to be certain, a few of this literature has roots in oral functionality, however it comes all the way down to us as a written textual content. it's a advanced assortment, although, with little inherent solidarity. in truth, it's been preserved in varied preparations, one present in the Hebrew model and the opposite within the Greek. either models presume that the viewers hears this fabric opposed to a specific historic backdrop. This e-book fleshes out Jeremiah’s old horizon, however it does so with a view to make clear the literature instead of as an result in itself.

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By Corrine Carvalho

during this new quantity from the studying the outdated testomony statement sequence, biblical pupil Corrine Carvalho explores the publication of Jeremiah—where books are burned within the palace and the temple is a prison. Reflecting the ways in which communal tragedy permeates communal id, the publication of Jeremiah as literary textual content embodies the confusion, disorientation, and look for which means that each one such tragedy elicits. simply because the fall of Jerusalem fractured the Judean group and undercut each starting place on which it equipped its id, so too the booklet itself (or extra accurately, the scroll) jumbles photos, genres, and perspectives.

Carvalho’s learn of the booklet of Jeremiah engages the textual content as a set of literature. to be certain, a few of this literature has roots in oral functionality, however it comes all the way down to us as a written textual content. it's a advanced assortment, although, with little inherent solidarity. in truth, it's been preserved in varied preparations, one present in the Hebrew model and the opposite within the Greek. either models presume that the viewers hears this fabric opposed to a specific historic backdrop. This e-book fleshes out Jeremiah’s old horizon, however it does so with a view to make clear the literature instead of as an result in itself.

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