This scholastic collection is essential for any study of the Old Testament prophets, presenting comprehensive studies on a variety of subjects within this broad category. An understanding of prophets, prophecy, and the context in which they appear in the Bible is critical to comprehension of the New Testament and all of Scripture. Using an analytical lens, Studies on the Prophets (16 vols.) contains compilations of essays, as well as whole volumes, providing a wide range of topics and authors in the field. There are many academic approaches used throughout, including historical, literary, contextual, cultural, linguistic, as well as gender and identity methods. Some of the topics covered include language and narrative style, characterization of God, roles of the prophets, purposes of the texts, cultural influences of surrounding nations, and viewing the texts through literary and dramatic analysis.
Studies on the Prophets (16 vols.) will be useful to students, professors, and those interested in a larger understanding of the role of the prophets. There are helpful cross-references, notes, bibliographies, indexes, and table of contents to guide research and study.