Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries: Jeremiah and Lamentations
Author: R.K. Harrison
Number of Pages: 246
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication Date: 2009
Member Price: $16.00 CAD
With the ancient Near East in a state of ferment and the nation of Judah experiencing a succession of political crises, God stationed a man on the scene to speak the divine word. Jeremiah was called by God to the unhappy task of telling an unheeding nation it was going to be judged and destroyed. Often he seemed to despair, yet he continued to utter God’s truth fearlessly, leaving as part of his spiritual legacy a demonstration of a man’s ability to make religious life an essentially personal relationship with God.
The structural analysis of this commentary, along with the historical and cultural background it provides, opens up to modern readers one of the Old Testament’s most fascinating books.
The original, unrevised text of this volume has been completely retypeset and printed in a larger, more attractive format with the new cover design for the series.