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Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Prophets considers the often misunderstood prophetic books of the Old Testament, including an exploration of their historical context, their artful use of language and their place within the chorus of Old Testament voices. This critically informed and theologically sensitive introduction to the Prophets introduces students to iss ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published July 6th 2008 by IVP Academic (first published December 1st 2002)
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Sean-david
Mar 16, 2010 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Seminarians, pastors
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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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Dec 29, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very Helpful. Evangelicals who really understand other viewpoints.
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Other Books in the Series

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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