Justice in the Book of Jeremiah

John M. Bracke

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/2002

Issue: Jeremiah (Vol. 22, No 4, Fall, 2002)

The book of Jeremiah is concerned with justice—to be exercised by rulers, to be sure, but also by all people. Importantly, then and now, survival in a time of crisis, according to the prophet, depends not on wisdom, might, and wealth, but on doing justice for those on the social margins.

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