This is an excellent overview to the book of Zephaniah. House includes an introduction of genre criticism and genre theory and then applies them both to the text of Zephaniah. He examines the structure, plot, point of view, and characterization of this Old Testament book. House concludes by pointing out the drama inherent within the text, and translates and summarizes the plot points. Included are a detailed table of contents, bibliography and indexes to guide the reader through the text.