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Jeremiah/Book of Jeremiah
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I. Jeremiah and His Times – II. The Book – III. Significance

I. Jeremiah and His Times

The only information we have about the prophet (Prophets and prophecy: II) Jeremiah comes from the book that bears his name or sources dependent on it. The book of Jeremiah has much to say about events involving Jeremiah and his inner conflicts, so that we are better informed about him than about any of the other recorded prophets. But this “biographical” material is also intertwined with concerns and …

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Fischer, Georg, “Jeremiah/Book of Jeremiah”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_10799>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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