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Forming Prophetic Literature

Essays on Isaiah and the Twelve in Honor of John D.W.Watts

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These essays are written in honour of John D.W. Watts, formerly Professor of Old Testament at Southern Baptist Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky and Old Testament editor of the Word Biblical Commentary, well known for his contributions, especially to scholarship on the prophetic books. Accordingly, the essays here address the literary, redactional and canonical questions posed by the Hebrew Bible's prophetic literature. The prophetic books have defied easy classification according to genre or facile explanation of their historical development. With a special focus on the books of Isaiah and of the Twelve Prophets, the nature and formation of prophecy as literature is probed from a variety of methodological standpoints, including textual criticism, synchronic literary analysis, tradition history and redaction criticism.

Author Biography

James Watts is Associate Professor of Religion at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA. Paul House is Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. Paul House is Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.
Release date NZ
October 1st, 1996
Contributors
Edited by James W. Watts Edited by Paul R. House
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Sheffield Academic Press
Pages
330
Dimensions
156x234x19
ISBN-13
9781850756415
Product ID
3073901

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