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

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

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ISBN-10: 0312220766

ISBN-13: 9780312220761

Pub. Date: 06/16/1999

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

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.

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 US
Publication date:
06/16/1999
Series:
Classic Bible Series
Edition description:
1999
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword--Desmond Tutu
• Introduction
• The Rise of Prophecy
• The Writing Prophets
• Collecting and Editing the Prophets’ Words
The Hebrew Prophets in Literature
• Quotations and Images
Prophets before the Exile
• Amos
• Hosea
• First Isaiah
• Micah
• Zephaniah
• Nahum
• Habbakkuk
• Jeremiah
Prophets During the Exile
• Ezekiel
• Lamentations
• Obadiah
• Second Isaiah
Prophets After the Exile
• Haggai
• Zechariah
• Third Isaiah
• Malachi
• Joel
• Daniel
• Index of Primary Sources

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