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Social World of the Hebrew Prophets is an introduction to the Hebrew Prophets and the social world of which they spoke. Matthews examines ancient Israel's prophets chronologically, providing sketches of their historical contexts. He explains pertinent aspects of historical geography, economic conditions, and social forces that influence a prophet's life and message. This analysis includes many of the images and metaphors a prophet used to communicate effectively. Thus, for example, the reader only skims the surface of a text without understanding what it meant to be a member of Tekoa's community of hill country farmers and herders, or what an exiled Levite from Anathoth experienced as a prophet in Jerusalem.

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ISBN:
9780801047039
Author:
Matthews, Victor H.
Publisher:
Hendrickson Publishers
Subject:
Christianity-Biblical Criticism
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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Religion » Christianity » Bible Studies » History and Culture
Religion » Christianity » Biblical Reference » Criticism
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Religion » Judaism » General

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