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Hosea

(Tyndale Old Testament Commentary #24)

3.65  ·  Rating details ·  23 ratings  ·  2 reviews
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. Bold imagery indeed for telling the story of God and his people. Bolder still when God calls a prophet to enflesh this divine suffering and redeeming forgiveness in his own marriage. Yet this rema ...more
Paperback, 246 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by IVP Academic (first published January 1st 1989)
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Joe Stevens
I'm in the minority as scholars love this book, but I really struggled grasping sentences which were cut into pieces with endless references to other scriptures or books and asides about Hebrew language matters. A five-word sentence could run a hundred words with an interjection between each word in the sentence. I would have to block out the bits in brackets and concentrate on the sentence just to make sense of what he was saying and then read each bracketed statement separately. This is no way ...more
Jill
May 22, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This commentary wasn't organized quite as well as the others in the Tyndale series. The content was good, just hard to navigate.
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David Allan Hubbard was the President of Fuller Theological Seminary between 1963 and 1993.

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