This work features landmark essays on the prophet Jeremiah. It helps readers hear Jeremiah's voice as an important message for today. Topics examined include: Jeremiah's use of rhetorical questions; theology in Jeremiah; next steps in Jeremiah studies; when Jerusalem gloats over Shiloh; and a second reading of Jeremiah after the dismantling. The book is written by a highly respected Old Testament scholar and bestselling author.
Walter Brueggemann is Emeritus Professor of Old Testament in the William Marcellus McPheeters chair at Columbia Theological Seminary, Georgia, USA. He is the author of Theology of the Old Testament, The Book That Breathes New Life and The Word that Redescribes the World.