The Prophetic Literature: Interpreting Biblical Texts Series - download pdf or read online

By Marvin A. Sweeney

ISBN-10: 0687008441

ISBN-13: 9780687008445

bible study Biblical texts create worlds of which means, and invite readers to go into them. while readers input such textual worlds, that are usually unusual and complicated, they're faced with theological claims. With this in brain, the aim of the analyzing Biblical Texts sequence is to aid severe readers of their adventure of examining and reading by way of delivering publications for his or her trips into textual worlds. The controlling point of view is expressed within the operative note of the title--interpreting. the first concentration of the sequence isn't loads at the international at the back of the texts or out of which the texts have arisen as at the worlds created by way of the texts of their engagement with readers. even if those books of the prophets are established upon the careers and reports of a few of the main gifted and provocative participants in their occasions, the books has to be learn first as literature.  each one e-book screens its personal distinctive association, literary features, and theological outlook in offering the prophets.  when it comes to Jeremiah, interpreters needs to even think about targeted kinds of the booklet within the Hebrew Bible and the Greek Septuagint.  by way of guiding the reader during the literary constitution and language of every of the prophetic books in addition to the social roles of the person prophets, this quantity opens the reader to larger realizing and appreciation of the prophets of Israel and Judah. "Fact packed and crystal transparent, Marvin Sweeney’s examining Biblical Texts: The Prophetic Literature invitations readers to travel the panorama of historic Israel’s Latter Prophets corpus.  Sweeney serves as a major consultant, equipping readers with easy wisdom to understand, and grapple with, the literary legacies of the canonical prophets. actual to the sequence name, he translates texts with a watch to significant, dynamic topics in Jewish and Christian traditions. the quantity proves a competent guidebook for readers wishing not just to survey, but additionally to have interaction in discussion with, old Israel’s canonical prophets." Katheryn Pfisterer Darr, Professor of Hebrew Bible, Boston college "The goal of the sequence analyzing Biblical Texts is pedagogical. This well-written, effortless to persist with, and coherent publication serves its goal well. More importantly, it definitely invitations and publications its readers within the company of interacting with the prophetic books in a manner that's educated through fresh, educational scholarship in this literature." Ehud Ben Zvi, background and Classics & Interdisciplinary software of spiritual reports, college of Alberta "This is a brand new and engaging method of the prophetic literature, in order to be illuminating for theological mirrored image in our personal post-Holocaust era." John J. Collins, Holmes Professor of previous testomony, Yale   Marvin A. Sweeney is Professor of Hebrew Bible, Claremont tuition of Theology, and Professor of faith at Claremont Graduate University.

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