Exploring the Old Testament, by McConville, J. Gordon
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- ISBN: 9780830825448 | 0830825444
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 7/1/2008
Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Prophetsconsiders 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 toissues in critical interpretationthe place of the prophetic books in the Old Testament canonthe social location of biblical prophetscontemporary applications of the prophetic booksdates and destinations of the prophecies of each of the bookstheological contributions of the prophetic booksan overview of literary criticism on the ProphetsIn 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.