prophets

Books

Jeremiah, by Kathleen M. O’Connor

Kathleen O'Connor's daringly imaginative rereading of Jeremiah reveals a community experiencing the classic accents of trauma.

Books

The Aesthetics of Violence in the Prophets, edited by Chris Franke and Julia M. O'Brien

Lately there has been a surge of studies variously construed as focused on "religion and violence," "the Bible and violence" or "God and violence." Most of these studies are not very helpful, for they dismiss the shrill reality of violence in facile ways.