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Prophecy and the biblical prophets

Author: John F A Sawyer
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Series: Oxford Bible series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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A succinct study of prophecy, both as a phenomenon in the wide context and as represented in the Bible. The author also looks at the interpretation of prophecy through history by Christians, Muslims,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sawyer, John F.A.
Prophecy and the biblical prophets.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(DLC) 92044095
(OCoLC)27173047
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John F A Sawyer
ISBN: 9780191586538 0191586536 0585129061 9780585129068
OCLC Number: 43476531
Notes: Revised edition of: Prophecy and the prophets of the Old Testament. c1987.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 180 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Part 1 The phenomenon of prophecy: the prophetic experience; divine posession; prophetic symbolism and second sight; miracle-working; predicting the future; the role of the prophet in society. Part 2 The prophetic literature: the oracle; messenger speech; other literary types; editorial arrangement. Part 3 The message of the prophets: social justice; the God of the prophets; the city of David; the day of the Lord. Part 4 The prophets (I) - Moses to Huldah: the five books of Moses; the former prophets. Part 5 The prophets (II) - Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel: Isaiah; Jeremiah; Ezekiel. Part 6 The prophets (III) - Daniel to Malachi: Daniel; the twelve minor prophets. Part 7 Prophesy and interpretation: prophecy and fulfilment in the Bible and early Church; the prophets in ancient Judaism; biblical prophecy in the history of religion.
Series Title: Oxford Bible series.
Responsibility: John F.A. Sawyer.
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