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Sermons on Old Testament

#5 Jeremiah 18 A hope and a future – the potter and the clay

Words are important. Like in Germany one of the words that re-emerged in the pandemic (from World War II) was hamsterkauf. Literally “hamster buy,” it referred to “the act of succumbing to our basest animal-brain instincts to hoard more necessities than we would ever actually need” (R Schuman). Like toilet paper. Actually, the Germans have…