This new two-volume set takes an intensive look at the life and influence of the prophet Elisha. Using a literary perspective, the authors examine Elisha’s role as a prophet, his message to the people and kings of Israel, and the narrative structure of the stories themselves. They also compare and contrast Elisha to other prophets of Israel, resulting in a thorough understanding of Elisha’s place in history. Elisha Collection (2 Vols.) uses an academic yet readable approach to the familiar stories of Elisha, presenting new insights and conclusions. Each author incorporates previous academic and literary studies of Elisha, giving valuable context to the overall understanding of this important prophet.
Elisha Collection (2 Vols.) will be of special interest to students, professors, and anyone wanting a greater understanding of the Old Testament prophets. Each volume includes cross-references and notes throughout, as well as bibliographies and indexes.
- Provides in-depth analysis of the Elisha stories
- Uses literary and contextual approach to the texts
- Both volumes include bibliographies and indexes
- Title: Elisha Collection (2 Vols.)
- Publisher: Sheffield Academic Press
- Volumes: 2
- Pages: 378