Minor Prophets I (Understanding the Bible Commentary Series)

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Baker Books, Jul 1, 2012 - Religion - 416 pages
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The New International Biblical Commentary (NIBC) offers the best of contemporary scholarship in a format that both general readers and serious students can use with profit. Based on the widely used NIV translation, the NIBC presents careful section-by-section exposition with key terms and phrases highlighted and all Hebrew transliterated. A separate section of notes at the close of each chapter provides additional textual and technical comments. Each commentary also includes a selected bibliography as well as Scripture and subject indexes. Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah are included in this volume.
 

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Achtemeir's study rates superior in this series.

User Review  - iamh - Christianbook.com

Along with Broyles' offering on the Psalms, Achtemeier's commentaries on Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah and Micah rate as the best OT offerings in this series. The NIBC / UBCS commentary format ... Read full review

User Review  - Raul Goulden - Christianbook.com

Outstanding work! I was quite impressed. Not excessively technical but is well written. Were it not for her unreasonably late dates for which she assigns to their authorship I'd give this work a "5." Read full review

Contents

Cover
17
815
16
711a
11b72
37
812
18
911
1216
19
Joel
10 Gods Case against the Foreign Nations Joel
9
Amos

1
1114
14
79
23 A Conversation between God and the Prophet
1014
25 Israels Refusal to Worship Its King Yahweh
18
111
13413
183
Obadiah
810
7 The Kingdom of Israel and the Kingdom
911
5c7
5 The Disaster Approaching Jerusalem Micah
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About the author (2012)

Elizabeth Achtemeier (1926-2002) was adjunct professor of Bible and homiletics at Union Theological Seminary in Virginia. She authored a number of books, including Nature, God, and Pulpit and Preaching from the Old Testament. She was an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

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