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Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Prophets (Exploring the Old Testament #4)

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J. Gordon McConville offers a critically informed and theologically sensitive introduction to the prophets of Israel and the literary masterpieces that go by their names.
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published August 17th 2004 by InterVarsity Press (first published December 1st 2002)
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Sean-david
Mar 16, 2010 Sean-david rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Seminarians, pastors
Shelves: theology
This is a well organized, clear, and enjoyable approach to the Old Testament, especially helpful on the prophets.
Peter Coleman
Typical of the critical view, McConville writes his introduction to the prophetic books in the Masoretic tradition. Though his learning is to be appreciated on these subjects, he tends to too readily accept critical conclusions over conservative assertions.



An example of this is in a discussion over the possibilities as to how two prophets could have written material so similar. The conservative answer, which accepts supernaturalism, claims that the same God who inspired the one also similarly in
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Exploring the Old Testament (4 books)
  • A Guide to the Pentateuch (Exploring the Old Testament #1)
  • A Guide to the Historical Books (Exploring the Old Testament #2)
  • Exploring the Old Testament, Volume 3: A Guide to the Psalms & Wisdom Literature

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