Item description for Hosea, Joel, and Amos (WBC) (Westminster Bible Companion) by Bruce C. Birch, Patrick D. Miller & David L. Bartlett...
Overview Often called the "minor prophets", Hosea, Joel and Amos are anything but that. The first three of the prophetic books that conclude the Old Testament are important voices characteristic of Hebrew prophecy. Bruce Birch shows how these prophets spoke to issues that dominated their times--love, redemption, fidelity, renewal, authority, justice, righteousness, and inclusivity--and how they continue to have great relevance today.
Often called "minor prophets," these first great classical prophets spoke to issues that dominated their times--love, redemption, fidelity, renewal, authority, justice, righteousness, and inclusivity--and that continue to have great relevance today.
Books in the Westminster Bible Companion series assist laity in their study of the Bible as a guide to Christian faith and practice. Each volume explains the biblical book in its original historical context and explores its significance for faithful living today. These books are ideal for individual study and for Bible study classes and groups.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.03" Width: 5.99" Height: 0.78" Weight: 0.93 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1997
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Westminster Bible Companion
ISBN 0664252710 ISBN13 9780664252717
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More About Bruce C. Birch, Patrick D. Miller & David L. Bartlett
Bruce C. Birch is Dean and Professor of Old Testament at Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC. He is a contributing author to volume II of the New Interpreter's Bible and The Old Testament: A Theological Introduction.
Bruce C. Birch has published or released items in the following series...