The Hebrew Prophets: Visionaries of the Ancient World / Edition 1

The Hebrew Prophets: Visionaries of the Ancient World / Edition 1

by Lawrence Boadt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312220766

ISBN-13: 9780312220761

Pub. Date: 06/16/1999

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The Prophets of the ancient world were mystics whose words have transcended the ages. In this collection for the general reader, Biblical scholars look at passages from the writings of the period - from Isaiah's portrayal of the suffering Messiah to Daniel's dream of the Ancient of Days pronouncing judgement on the earth - to show their importance for us today.  See more details below

Overview

The Prophets of the ancient world were mystics whose words have transcended the ages. In this collection for the general reader, Biblical scholars look at passages from the writings of the period - from Isaiah's portrayal of the suffering Messiah to Daniel's dream of the Ancient of Days pronouncing judgement on the earth - to show their importance for us today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312220761
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/16/1999
Series:
Classic Bible Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword7
Introduction9
The Rise of Prophecy9
The Writing Prophets12
Collecting and Editing the Prophets' Words13
The Hebrew Prophets in Literature17
Quotations and Images18
Prophets before the Exile49
Amos53
Hosea65
First Isaiah73
Micah97
Zephaniah103
Nahum107
Habbakkuk109
Jeremiah115
Prophets during the Exile135
Ezekiel137
Lamentations153
Obadiah161
Second Isaiah165
Prophets after the Exile175
Haggai177
Zechariah179
Third Isaiah187
Malachi199
Joel203
Daniel211
Index of Primary Sources219

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