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A mouth full of fire : the word of God in the words of Jeremiah

Author: Andrew G Shead
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : Apollos, 2012.
Series: New studies in biblical theology (InterVarsity Press), 29.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Summary:
"'I am putting my words as a fire in your mouth; these people are tinder and it will consume them.' (Jeremiah 5:14) In the book of Jeremiah, the vocabulary of 'word' and 'words' is not only uniquely prevalent, but formulae marking divine speech also play an unprecedented role in giving the book's final form its narrative and theological shape. Indeed, 'the word of the Lord' is arguably the main character, and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew G Shead
ISBN: 9780830826308 0830826300 9781844745968 1844745961
OCLC Number: 794032550
Description: 321 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: An exercise in theological interpretation --
Word and words in Jeremiah --
Structuring Jeremiah as a narrative about the word of God --
Word and speaker --
Word and hearers --
Word and power --
Word and permanence --
From the book of Jeremiah to the doctrine of the word of God.
Series Title: New studies in biblical theology (InterVarsity Press), 29.
Responsibility: Andrew Shead.

Abstract:

Andrew Shead examines Jeremiah's commissioning, embodiment of the word of God, covenant preaching and "oracles of hope." He shows how differentiation between "word" and "words" enables "the word of  Read more...
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