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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: July 2019

9 - Covenanting and Theologizing after the Incarnation and before Pentecost

Summary

Undoubtedly one of the most misused texts in the OT is the passage in Jer. 31 where the prophet speaks about the New Covenant. The context is very clearly a poetic and prophetic discussion about the restoration of Israel and Judah after the exile, and as such it is much like similar discussions in Third Isaiah (Isa. 56–66).