Interpreting the Prophetic Word: An Introduction to the Prophetic Literature of the Old Testament by Willem A. VanGemeren | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Interpreting the Prophetic Word

Interpreting the Prophetic Word

by Willem A. VanGemeren
     
 

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The diversity of prophetic voices in the Bible provides a message that is rich and variegated. But the variety of the testimony can be lost by limiting one's interpretations or application of the prophetic word. Interpreting the Prophetic Word helps readers understand the harmony of the voices that reveal God's purposes in redemptive history. Dr. Willem Van Gemeren

Overview

The diversity of prophetic voices in the Bible provides a message that is rich and variegated. But the variety of the testimony can be lost by limiting one's interpretations or application of the prophetic word. Interpreting the Prophetic Word helps readers understand the harmony of the voices that reveal God's purposes in redemptive history. Dr. Willem Van Gemeren explains clearly and fully the background of the prophetic tradition. He then interprets the message of the major and minor prophets, using historical context and literary form and structure as tools in his analysis. He concludes with an explanation of the relevance of the prophetic word today. Dr. Van Gemeren's extensive research and scholarship is presented in a readable way to unlock the door of prophecy for readers. He helps them to interpret prophecy and invites them to listen to the prophets and to lives the prophetic word.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780310211389
Publisher:
Zondervan
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Willem Van Gemeren (Ph D, University of Wisconsin) is professor of Old Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is the author of a number of books, including Interpreting the Prophetic Word (Zondervan) and a commentary on Psalms in the Expositor's Bible Commentary series (Zondervan).

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