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Israel"s prophetic tradition essays in honour of Peter R. Ackroyd

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English


  • Ackroyd, Peter R.,
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Prophets -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Prophets.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Richard Coggins, Anthony Phillips, and Michael Knibb.
ContributionsCoggins, R. J., 1929-, Phillips, Anthony., Knibb, Michael A. 1938-, Ackroyd, Peter R.
LC ClassificationsBS1505.2 .I8 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19535910M
ISBN 100521318866

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  This republication of a classic work contains a new introduction by Walter Brueggemann that places Gerhard von Rad's work within the context of German theology, Old Testament theology, and the history of interpretation of the Old Testament. Osborne examines tree metaphors that appear in the texts of Israel's writing prophets, specifically Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel. He takes this material as largely reflective of the Israelite prophetic tradition from the 8th–6th centuries : William R. Osborne.   The Paperback of the Jeremiah in Prophetic Tradition An Examination of the Book of Jeremiah in the Light of Israel's Prophetic Traditions by H Lalleman-de B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages: Abstract The Book of Hosea portrays the dangers of the observance of religious ceremony without genuine devotion and commitment to the Lord. When this is true it all too easily leads to compromise, selfish ambition, and lack of integrity in one’s personal activities and dealings. If this becomes characteristic of society at large, dishonesty and corruption become endemic.