Prayer Oracle and Theophany: The Book of Habakkuk

  title={Prayer Oracle and Theophany: The Book of Habakkuk},
  author={Michael E. W. Thompson},
  journal={Tyndale Bulletin},
Summary Habakkuk comprises laments, prophetic and woe oracles, and psalm (prayer), but there is progression of thought. In this book, a theological problem is stated and resolved. The different forms are used in purposeful and judicious ways. It is argued that there is one author, something of an eclectic who borrowed from wisdom and Isaianic traditions, in particular interpreting the latter and anticipating aspects of Isaiah 40-55. The theme of the book is theodicy. This is resolved in the… 

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  • Bausteine biblische Theologie. Festgabe für G. Johannes Botterweck zum 60. Geburtstag dargebracht von seinen Schülern
  • 1977

Retaining MT's reading 'āšîb

    505-8 for detailed consideration and critique

      617-36, argues that the book of Habakkuk is a unified composition. His explanation of this unity is very different from that which is suggested here