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Interpreting the Prophets

Author: 
James Luther Mays (Editor) Paul J. Achtemeier (Editor)
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Description

Combining a remarkable degree of scholarship, theological depth, and readability, these essays from the journal Interpretation will be an up-to-date and valuable resource for teaching and preaching the prophets. Contributors include: Walter Brueggemann; Brevard S. Childs; R.E. Clements; John J. Collins; James L. Crenshaw; Michael Fishbane; John G. Gammie; Moshe Greenberg; William L. Holladay; Klaus Koch; Werner E. Lemke; James Limberg; Carol A. Newsom; Thomas M. Raitt; J. J. M. Roberts; James A. Sanders; David C. Steinmetz; W. Sibley Towner; Gene M. Tucker; Robert R. Wilson; Hans Walter Wolff.
ISBN: 
9780800619329
Price: 
$34.00
Release date: 
January 1, 1987
Pages: 
304
Width: 
6
Height: 
9

Table of Contents

Contributors

Foreword

Abbreviations

1. Early Israelite Prophecy
2. Prophecy from the Eighth Through the Fifth Century
3. Prophetic Speech
4. The Canonical Shape of the Prophetic Literature
5. The Unity of the Book of Isaiah
6. Isaiah in Old Testament Theology
7. Isaiah in Luke
8. John Calvin on Isaiah 6: A Problem in the History of Exegesis
9. A Living Tradition: The Book of Jeremiah in Current Research
10. The Book of Jeremiah: Portrait of the Prophet
11. The Years of Jeremiah's Preaching
12. Jeremiah in the Lectionary
13. Prophecy in Crisis: The Call of Ezekiel
14. Sin and Judgment in the Prophecies of Ezekiel
15. A Maker of Metaphors: Ezekiel's Oracles Against Tyre
16. Life in the Present and Hope for the Future
17. The Design and Themes of Ezekiel's Program of Restoration
18. Is Daniel Also Among the Prophets?
19. Daniel and His Social World
20. A Journey Through Danielic Spaces: The Book of Daniel in the Theology and Piety of the Christian Community
21. The Preacher in the Lions' Den

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