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The Hebrew Prophets: An Introduction
     

The Hebrew Prophets: An Introduction

by Jack R. Lundbom
 

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Nothing that the legacy of the prophets remains a powerful element in contemporary society, Jack R. Lundbom explores the contours of prophetic speech in ancient Israel. He surveys the elements of each prophet's message, describes the characteristics of prophetic rhetoric and symbolic behavior, and discusses the problem of authenticity: how did individuals make

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Nothing that the legacy of the prophets remains a powerful element in contemporary society, Jack R. Lundbom explores the contours of prophetic speech in ancient Israel. He surveys the elements of each prophet's message, describes the characteristics of prophetic rhetoric and symbolic behavior, and discusses the problem of authenticity: how did individuals make the claim to speak as prophets, and how did their audiences recognize their claims? The Hebrew Prophets offers an authoritative introduction to the phenomenon of ancient prophetic speech for the contemporary reader-and hearer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800697372
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
09/01/2010
Pages:
274
Sales rank:
431,653
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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