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Israel's Prophetic Tradition : Essays in Honour of Peter R. Ackroyd - Richard Coggins

Israel's Prophetic Tradition

Essays in Honour of Peter R. Ackroyd

By: Richard Coggins (Editor), Anthony Phillips (Editor), Michael A. Knibb (Editor)

Paperback Published: 31st December 1984
ISBN: 9780521318860
Number Of Pages: 296

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This successful volume of essays by distinguished scholars not only makes a contribution to the study of Old Testament prophets but also summarises current scholarship in a way particularly appropriate to students, giving access to material available otherwise only in other languages or in journals difficult to obtain.

'Here, then, we have a first rate introduction to recent work on the prophets. It will prove invaluable for teaching, and I am sure that library copies will rapidly become well worn and heavily marked as a succession of undergraduates work through them for their essays. It is greatly to be hoped that ... the Cambridge University Press will speedily issue a paperback edition ... It is an excellent book.' The Expository Times

Prophecy in the ancient Near East
The origins of prophecy in Israel
Three classical prophets
The Isaiah tradition
An alternative prophetic tradition?
Visionary experience in Jeremiah
The Ezekiel tradition: prophecy in a time of crisis
The prophets of the restoration
Prophecy and the emergence of the Jewish apocalypses
Prophecy and wisdom
Prophecy and the cult
Prophecy and Law
A change of emphasis in the study of the prophets
Martin Buber and the interpretation of the prophets
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ISBN: 9780521318860
ISBN-10: 0521318866
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 31st December 1984
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.38

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