Habakkuk: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary

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The book of Habakkuk (one of the twelve Minor Prophets) is an intensely personal testimony played out against a highly political backdrop. Writing as his land and his fellow Israelites were being invaded and plundered by the Chaldeans, Habakkuk questions God's actions with a passion equal to Job's. Habakkuk wonders, how can a God who is just and compassionate allow his people to be slaughtered? In trying to punish the Israelites and right the wrongs of his people, why did God choose the savage, infinitely more wicked ...

Habakkuk: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary 2001, Anchor Bible

ISBN-13: 9780385083966

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Habakkuk: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary 2001, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300139730

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