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By Gale A. Yee,Hugh R., Jr. Page,Matthew J. M. Coomber

This concise remark at the Prophets, excerpted from the Fortress observation at the Bible: The outdated testomony and Apocrypha, engages readers within the paintings of biblical interpretation. participants from a wealthy range of views attach historical-critical research with sensitivity to present theological, cultural, and interpretive issues.

Introductory articles describe the demanding situations of analyzing the previous testomony in historical and modern contexts, concerning the biblical subject of "the humans of God" to our complicated, multicultural global, and examining the previous testomony as Christian Scripture, via a survey of "Themes and views within the Prophets: fact, Tragedy, Trauma." each one bankruptcy (Isaiah via Malachi) contains an creation and statement at the textual content in the course of the lenses of 3 serious questions:

The textual content in Its old Context. What did the textual content most likely suggest in its unique ancient and cultural context?

The textual content within the Interpretive culture. How have centuries of analyzing and studying formed our realizing of the text?

The textual content in modern dialogue. What are the original demanding situations and interpretive questions that come up for readers and hearers of the textual content today?

The Prophets introduces clean views and attracts scholars, in addition to preachers and readers, into the difficult paintings of interpretation.

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