In this study, Biblical scholar Emmerson investigates the influence of the Judean kingdom on the writing of the book of Hosea. She focuses on three major areas:
- Expressions of Hope
- References to the Southern Kingdom
- Mentioned practices of the Northern Kingdom
By examining these areas, Emmerson explores the extent of Judean activity and how much redaction occurred in the text. She also considers historical, theological, and national implications, examining the development and reception of Hosea. Emmerson references other Biblical thinkers in this area and brings a solid understanding of the issues and ideas associated with this topic.
- Contains premier research of the book of Hosea
- Focuses on theological and historical ramifications of the text
- Includes in-depth introduction, notes, bibliography, and indexes.
- Title: Hosea: An Israelite Prophet in Judean Perspective
- Author: Grace I. Emmerson
- Publisher: JSOT Press
- Publication Date: 1984
- Pages: 236
About Grace I. Emmerson
Grace I. Emmerson was Honorary Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.