Micah: A Commentary

Micah: A Commentary

by Mays, James Luther Mays
     
 

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This much-needed commentary provides an authoritative guide to a better understanding of the often-neglected book of Micah. It gives insight into the individual sayings of Micah, to the way they were understood and used as they were gathered into the growing collection, and to their role in the final form of the document. "I am convinced," says Dr. Mays, that Micah

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This much-needed commentary provides an authoritative guide to a better understanding of the often-neglected book of Micah. It gives insight into the individual sayings of Micah, to the way they were understood and used as they were gathered into the growing collection, and to their role in the final form of the document. "I am convinced," says Dr. Mays, that Micah "is not just a collection of prophetic sayings, but is the outcome of a history of prophetic proclamations and is itself, in its final form, prophecy."

The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664232337
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Series:
The Old Testament Library
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

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Meet the Author

James Luther Mays is Cyrus M. McCormick Professor Emeritus of Hebrew and Old Testament Interpretation at Union Theological Seminary in Richmond,Virginia. He was the general editor of the best-selling Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teacing and Preaching series, and is author of many books, including Psalms in the Interpretation series and The Lord Reigns: A TheologicalHandbook to the Psalms.

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