Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Prophets (Exploring the Bible #4) (Paperback)

Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Prophets (Exploring the Bible #4) By J. Gordon McConville Cover Image
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Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Prophets considers the often misunderstood prophetic books of the Old Testament, including an exploration of their historical context, their artful use of language and their place within the chorus of Old Testament voices. This critically informed and theologically sensitive introduction to the Prophets introduces students to

  • issues in critical interpretation
  • the place of the prophetic books in the Old Testament canon
  • the social location of biblical prophets
  • contemporary applications of the prophetic books
  • dates and destinations of the prophecies of each of the books
  • theological contributions of the prophetic books
  • an overview of literary criticism on the Prophets

In this textbook you will find double-column formatting for ease of use, annotated bibliographies for further reading, sidebar explorations of select historical and textual topics in greater detail, a glossary of terms, and relevant charts and maps.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780830853120
ISBN-10: 083085312X
Publisher: IVP Academic
Publication Date: January 8th, 2016
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Exploring the Bible