In the study of the book of Jeremiah, the so-called confessions of the prophet have attracted a lot of attention and have been given a central role in the understanding of the prophet's message and significance. The attempt to clarify their central role has been plagued by two connected tasks or problems: the problem of explaining their relationship to the Psalms and at the same time, properly discerning their relationship to the prophetic mission.
- Title: The Confessions of Jeremiah in Context
- Author: A. R. Pete Diamond
- Series: Studies in Jeremiah
- Publisher: Sheffield Academic
- Publication Date: 1987
- Pages: 250
About A. R. Pete Diamond
A. R. Pete Diamond, Assistant Professor Santa Barbara City College, is the author of numerous contributions to the field including, “Interlocutions: The Poetics of Voice in the Figuration of YHWH and his Oracular Agent, Jeremiah,” in Interpretation 62/1 (2008). A.R. Pete Diamond is Adult Education Coordinator, All Saints Episcopal Church, Santa Barbara, California.