Item description for Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah (Old Testament Library) by J. J. M. Roberts...
Overview This new volume in Westminster's acclaimed Old Testament Library will be welcomed by devotees of the thorough OTL format. Roberts (professor of Old Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary) builds on the work of previous commentators as he ably sifts questions of textual criticism, philology, history, and literary conventions in the prophetic books. He also addresses contemporary issues in his attempt to hear the modern message of the ancient prophets.
This commentary builds on the work of previous scholarship and addresses contemporary issues. It gives serious attention to questions of textual criticism, philology, history, and Near Eastern backgrounds and is sensitive to the literary conventions characteristic of the prophetic literature of the Old Testament. The book is an earnest attempt to hear the message of the ancient prophets, a message that remains relevant today.
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.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.12" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.74 lbs.
Release Date Dec 19, 1991
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Old Testament Library
ISBN 0664223621 ISBN13 9780664223625