Matthew Coomber is a visiting scholar at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. He completed his Ph.D. in Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield, where he organised and directed the 2008 Conference on Bible and Justice. Coomber has edited and contributed a chapter to a subsequent conference volume, Bible and Justice: Ancient Texts, Modern Challenges and has guest-edited a special conference edition of Political Theology.
Using societal patterns of exploitation that are evidenced in agrarian societies from the Bronze Age to modern-day corporate globalization, Re-Reading the Prophets offers a new approach to understanding the hidden contexts behind prophetic complaints against economic injustice in eighth-century Judah.
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