By Mark McEntire

While there are lots of textbooks concerning the prophetic literature, such a lot have taken both a historic or literary method of learning the prophets. A refrain of Prophetic Voices, against this, attracts on either old and literary techniques via paying cautious awareness to the prophets as narrative characters. It considers each one targeted prophetic voice within the canon, in its totally built literary shape, whereas additionally hearing what those voices say jointly a couple of specific event in Israel's tale. It provides those 4 scrolls--Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the publication of the Twelve--as works produced within the aftermath of destruction, works that hire prophetic characters, and because the phrases uttered throughout the crises. The prophetic literature turned for Israel, residing in a context of dispersion and imperial domination, a conveyable and adaptable source straight away either tough and comforting. This ebook offers the fullest photo to be had for introducing scholars to the prophetic literature via valuing the position of the unique prophetic characters, the completed country of the books that undergo their names, the separate ancient crises within the lifetime of Israel they deal with, and the "chorus of prophetic voices" one hears whilst examining them as a part of a coherent literary corpus.

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