The message of the prophets (Book, 1972) [Seattle Pacific University Library]
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The message of the prophets

The message of the prophets

Author: Gerhard von Rad
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1972, ©1965]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st U.S. ed.]View all editions and formats
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"A concise presentation of the quintessence of the prophetic message, by one of the greatest Old Testament scholars of our time. The message of each prophet is examined individually, against the background of his time and with regard to his significance for ours"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rad, Gerhard von, 1901-1971.
Message of the prophets.
New York, Harper & Row [1972, ©1965]
(OCoLC)1083527894
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard von Rad
ISBN: 0060689293 9780060689292
OCLC Number: 363035
Notes: Translation of Die Botschaft der Propheten, a revised version of material from the author's Theologie des Alten Testaments.
Description: 289 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The traditions of the prophets --
The prophets' call and reception of revelation --
The prophets' freedom --
The prophets' conception of the word of God --
The origins of Hebrew thought about history --
History related to eschatology in the prophets --
The day of Yahweh --
'The message' of the prophets --
Amos --
Hosea --
Isaiah and Micah --
The new element in eighth-century prophecy --
The transition to the Babylonian era: Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah --
Jeremiah --
Ezekiel --
Deutero-Isaiah --
The new elements in prophecy in the Babylonian and early Persian period --
The prophets of the later Persian period: Trito-Isaiah, Haggi, Zechariah, Malachi and Jonah --
The prophecies of the New Jerusalem --
The prophetic word and history: retrospect --
Apocalyptic --
Daniel --
The book of expectation.
Other Titles: Botschaft der Propheten.
Responsibility: Gerhard von Rad.

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"A concise presentation of the quintessence of the prophetic message, by one of the greatest Old Testament scholars of our time. The message of each prophet is examined individually, against the background of his time and with regard to his significance for ours"--Back cover.
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