By Marvin A. Sweeney,David W. Cotter,Jerome T. Walsh,Chris Franke
There is mostly no universal fabric that binds jointly the works of the person prophets that contain the Twelve, yet via Sweeney's statement they stand jointly as a unmarried, sincerely outlined booklet one of the different prophetic books of the Bible.
The e-book of the Twelve Prophets is a multifaceted literary composition that capabilities concurrently in al Jewish and Christian types of the Bible as a unmarried prophetic publication and as a set of twelve person prophetic books. all the twelve person books - Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi - starts off with its personal narrative creation that identifies the prophet and offers information about the historic surroundings and literary features. during this demeanour every one publication is obviously exceptional from the others in the total framework of the Twelve.
By utilising a mixture of literary methodologies, comparable to reader reaction feedback, canonical feedback, and structural shape feedback, Sweeney establishes the literary constitution of the publication of the Twelve as an entire, and of every e-book with their respective ideological or theological views. An introductory bankruptcy orients readers to questions posed via interpreting the booklet of the Twelve as a coherent piece of literature and to a literary assessment of the Twelve. Sweeney then treats all the twelve person prophetic books within the order of the Masoretic canon, supplying a dialogue of every one's constitution, subject matter, and outlook. this can be via an in depth literary dialogue of the textual devices that contain the book.
Marvin A. Sweeney is professor of Hebrew Bible on the university of theology at Claremont and professor of faith on the Claremont Graduate School.
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Berit Olam: The Twelve Prophets: Volume 2: Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi by Marvin A. Sweeney,David W. Cotter,Jerome T. Walsh,Chris Franke