Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 October 2016

768 Pages

6-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199859559

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The Oxford Handbook of the Prophets

Edited by Carolyn Sharp

Oxford Handbooks

  • Wide-ranging discussion of ancient Near Eastern social and cultic contexts
  • Exploration of focused topics such as the persona of the prophet and the problem of violence in prophetic rhetoric
  • Sophisticated historical and literary analysis of key prophetic texts
  • Feminist, materialist, and postcolonial readings engaging the insights of influential contemporary theorists