Basic Forms Of Prophetic Speech

Basic Forms Of Prophetic Speech

by Claus Westermann
     
 

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The prophetic message awakens the people of God and calls them back from their perverse ways. But the history of the investigation of prophecy shows that the understanding of these messages has changed profoundly over time. Claus Westermann provides indications of the astonishing differences in the conceptions of prophecy in the history of its interpretation.

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The prophetic message awakens the people of God and calls them back from their perverse ways. But the history of the investigation of prophecy shows that the understanding of these messages has changed profoundly over time. Claus Westermann provides indications of the astonishing differences in the conceptions of prophecy in the history of its interpretation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664252441
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

Meet the Author


Claus Westermann was Professor of Old Testament at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. He authored a number of books, including Praise and Lament in the Psalms, Roots of Wisdom, and Prophetic Oracles of Salvation in the Old Testament, all published by WJK.

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