Item description for Obadiah Through Malachi (Westminster Bible Companion) by William P. Brown, Patrick D. Miller & David L. Bartlett...
Overview Taken together, the nine prophets found in the books Obadiah through Malachi lived during a tumultuous 200 years of Israelite history. Intimately connected to the travails and needs of their communities, these prophets had the responsibility of bringing God's message of hope--even in the bleakest times--to their people. William Brown offers readers a look at these often neglected yet important prophets and their message about where the God of justice and mercy is at work today.
Taken together, the nine prophets found in the books Obadiah through Malachi lived during a tumultuous two hundred years of Israelite history. Their communities dealt with the crisis of the impending Assyrian threat in the eighth century and the Babylonia exile in the sixth, as well as the hopeful age of restoration in the late sixth and early fifth centuries. Intimately connected to the travails and needs of their communities, these prophets had the responsibility of bringing God's message of hope--even in the bleakest times--to their people.
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" Width: 6.02" Height: 0.75" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1996
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Westminster Bible Companion
ISBN 0664255205 ISBN13 9780664255206
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More About William P. Brown, Patrick D. Miller & David L. Bartlett
William P. Brown is Professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary and the author of several books and numerous articles on the Bible and its interpretation.
William P. Brown currently resides in Richmond, in the state of Virginia. William P. Brown was born in 1958.
William P. Brown has published or released items in the following series...
Dissertation Series / Society of Biblical Literature