The Triumph Of Faith In Habakkuk:

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Donald E. Gowan offers new insights into what may be the Old Testament's earliest treatment of the problem of suffering: the book of Habakkuk. "That small, obscure part of the Old Testament tucked away somewhere in the middle of the minor prophets,"--as Gowan put it--Habakkuk has been a middle child of too many Bible students' non-attention. Yet Gowan makes no claim that this book should be more c...

Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Pub (September 1, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1556351402
ISBN-13: 978-1556351402
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.2 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 1553865
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu book

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it has been. Instead, he shows his own personal, pastoral, and scholarly involvement with this powerful tract. After an introductory chapter, the author examines each of Habakkuk's three sections. Gowan offers his own translation of the text, applying a critical approach, and providing a decisive commentary. Gowan compares the first section's dialogue between the prophet and God (Habakkuk 1:1--2:4) with other Old Testament dialogues about God's justice. He also discusses God's response, "But the just shall live by faith," as a meaningful answer to Habakkuk's questions. While the "woe-oracles" of the second section (Habakkuk 2:5-20) have not seemed very important in the past, Gowan shows how they form a mock funeral dirge sung in advance of a great tyrant's death. He then applies this insight to the problems of tyranny and liberty today. The psalm (Habakkuk 3) which concludes the book is discussed in terms of Israelite traditions, theophany, faith, and history. The central focus is placed on Habakkuk's striking personal statement concerning the ability of the man of faith to live through suffering joyfully. Recognizing the relationship of our suffering to that of Christ, Gowan concludes The Triumph of Faith in Habakkuk by drawing together relevant themes from Habakkuk's time and Jesus's experience.