By Mark McEntire

While there are lots of textbooks concerning the prophetic literature, such a lot have taken both a ancient or literary method of learning the prophets. A refrain of Prophetic Voices, in contrast, attracts on either old and literary techniques by means of paying cautious consciousness to the prophets as narrative characters. It considers each one precise prophetic voice within the canon, in its absolutely built literary shape, whereas additionally hearing what those voices say jointly a couple of specific adventure 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 through the crises. The prophetic literature grew to become for Israel, dwelling in a context of dispersion and imperial domination, a transportable and adaptable source instantaneously either difficult and comforting. This e-book presents the fullest photo on hand for introducing scholars to the prophetic literature by way of valuing the function of the unique prophetic characters, the completed kingdom of the books that undergo their names, the separate ancient crises within the lifetime of Israel they tackle, and the "chorus of prophetic voices" one hears whilst examining them as a part of a coherent literary corpus.

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