Item description for Introduction to the Prophets by Paul L. Redditt...
Overview Introduction to the Prophets is a helpful guide to reading the prophetic books of the Christian canon, discussing the Major and Minor Prophets in their canonical order. It is intended to introduce modern readers to the ancient books. Paul Redditt assumes little or no prior knowledge of the prophets on the part of the reader. For example, when he introduces technical terms, he takes care to define them and includes a glossary for complete reference. Each chapter discusses The place of each book in the canon The literary setting of each book Their structure, integrity, and authorship The main genre(s) in each Special features of each book Basic emphasis of each book Problems - theological, literary, or historical - raised Redditt eschews review questions at the end of the chapters, instead offering questions for further reflection. Introduction to the Prophets also includes three chapters discussing the nature of prophecy, methods developed by scholars to use in studying the Bible, the rise of the "Book of Twelve," and the approach taken to them here. This book is helpful and thorough, perfect as a text or for anyone hoping to delve deeper into the prophets.
Publishers Description Paul L. Redditt discusses the major and minor Prophets in their canonical order. He considers the place of each book in the canon, the basic emphasis contained in each book, the literary setting, the structure, integrity and authorship and a discussion of the main genre in each book.
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Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2008
Publisher Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN 0802828965 ISBN13 9780802828965
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More About Paul L. Redditt
Paul Redditt is Professor of Old Testament, Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky.
Paul L. Redditt has published or released items in the following series...
Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft