Lalleman argues that the idea of creation can already be found in Jeremiah. Jeremiah 4-Jeremiah 5 has parallels in Genesis 1-2 as well as in Jeremiah 33. She believes that there is insufficient ground to assume that Jeremiah 33 represents a post-Jeremiah development. Jeremiah uses also creation as a framework for his proclamation of judgment and doom.
This article is part of a series of studies on the author of the book of Jeremiah. The author notes the message and character of Jeremiah the prophet.
From the life of the prophet Jeremiah, this article explores how to suffer along with God's people.
This essay examines the literary structure and message of one section of the book of Jeremiah. The focus is on the largely narrative section in Jeremiah 26-Jeremiah 45. It suggests a strategy for a holistic reading of this section. The author hopes that this will contribute to a better understanding of the literary and theological unity of the book of Jeremiah as a whole.
How should the lack of chronology and the many genres in Jeremiah be understood in an effort to find a unifying plot in the book? This article uses literary-critical principles to analyze Jeremiah. The author wants to exegete the book in its received order. He makes use of plot analysis to discover unifying elements. He explains what a plot is and how it functions, whether plots function in Hebrew prophecy, and then gives an overview of his understanding of Jeremiah's plot.
The order of the arrangement of the content of the book of Jeremiah can be perplexing. This study attempts to articulate certain basic assumptions that distinguish evangelicalism's approach to the organization of the prophecy, and to analyze the evidence by which its chapters may be dated. Payne proceeds to formulate a chronological picture of the sequence of the different parts and proposes an explanation for the present arrangement of the book.