Faith Amid the Ruins
The Book of Habakkuk
Heath A. Thomas Craig G. Bartholomew
OverviewIf God asked you to live faithfully in the midst of upheaval, even if the cost was high, how would you respond? What if he made extraordinary and difficult demands? The prophet Habakkuk struggled with these very questions as he tried to follow God step-by-step during a time of unrest.
"Living by faith" sounds great on the surface, but when we face hardship and opposition, it's easy to seek security and stability instead of God’s will. In Faith Amid the Ruins, Heath Thomas walks us through the book of Habakkuk, revealing the heart of this story about living by faith in light of God's own faithfulness toward us.
Author BioHeath A. Thomas (PhD, University of Gloucestershire, UK) is dean of the Herschel H. Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry and Professor of Old Testament at Oklahoma Baptist University. He also serves as the chair of the internationally known Scripture and Hermeneutics Seminar. He has served churches in America and the United Kingdom and has taught in Europe, Southeast Asia, and Africa. He is the author or editor of a number of books on the biblical book of Lamentations and the Minor Prophets, and most recently he co-edited A Manifesto for Theological Interpretation (Baker Academic) with Craig G. Bartholomew.
Craig G. Bartholomew (PhD, Bristol University) is H. Evan Runner Chair of Philosophy and professor of philosophy and religion & theology, Redeemer University College. He is author of Ecclesiastes (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms), Where Mortals Dwell, and coauthor of The Drama of Scripture.