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Hosea : an introduction and commentary

Author: David Allan Hubbard
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Academic, 2009.
Series: Tyndale Old Testament commentaries, v. 24.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A wanton and adulterous woman repeatedly spurns the love of her youth; her betrayed and grieving husband offers forgiveness and seeks to restore the intimacy of their first love. With this bold imagery, Hosea tells the story of God and his people; and God calls him to embody this divine suffering and redeeming forgiveness in his own marriage. Yet this remarkable story sets the stage for Hosea's message of God's
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Allan Hubbard
ISBN: 9780830842247 0830842241 9781844743582 1844743586
OCLC Number: 262430759
Notes: Originally published: Leicester, England : Downers Grove, Ill. : Inter-Varsity Press, ©1989.
Description: 246 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: General preface --
Author's preface --
Introduction --
The prophecy of Hosea --
Place in the canon --
Date --
Setting --
Unity and composition --
Literary forms --
Message --
Analysis --
Commentary --
Additional notes --
Fulfilment of Hosea's prophecies --
The baals --
Possible historical backgrounds.
Series Title: Tyndale Old Testament commentaries, v. 24.
Responsibility: David Allan Hubbard.

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Hosea's bold imagery--a recounting of his own marriage to a prostitute--sets the stage for his message of God's enduring love, righteous judgment and persistent offer of reconciliation. David Allan  Read more...

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