False Prophets in the Book of Jeremiah: Did They All Prophesy and Speak Falsehood?

@article{Arena2020FalsePI,
  title={False Prophets in the Book of Jeremiah: Did They All Prophesy and Speak Falsehood?},
  author={Francesco Arena},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament},
  year={2020},
  volume={34},
  pages={187 - 200}
}
  • Francesco Arena
  • Published 2020
  • Philosophy
  • Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament
ABSTRACT Scholars have often considered the conflict between Jeremiah and the other prophets in the book as fundamental traits of his prophetic career and biographical accounts of the life of Jeremiah. This article defends an alternative view: prophetic conflicts in Jeremiah are literary creations produced by later redactors to strengthen Jeremiah’s status of true prophet of Yhwh, as it appears clear in addressing the clash between Jeremiah and some of other prophets in the book: Passhur, Ahab… Expand