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Publication Date: 2010
The diversity of prophetic voices in the Bible provides a message that is rich and variegated. But the variety of the testimony can be lost by limiting one's interpretations or application of the prophetic word. Interpreting the Prophetic Word helps readers understand the harmony of the voices that reveal God's purposes in redemptive history. Dr. Willem VanGemeren explains clearly and fully the background of the prophetic tradition. He then interprets the message of the major and minor prophets, using historical context and literary form and structure as tools in his analysis. He concludes with an explanation of the relevance of the prophetic word today. Dr. VanGemeren's extensive research and scholarship is presented in a readable way to unlock the door of prophecy for readers. He helps them to interpret prophecy and invites them to listen to the prophets and to lives the prophetic word.
D. H.5 Stars Out Of 5March 12, 2004D. H.This is a wonderful help on the path to understanding the whole Bible. You will learn to study the prophets in their context with a view towards growth, not just mental assent. I had the privilege of using this in conjunction with the author's lectures and I have grown a great deal personally and intellectually as a result. Praise God for people who labor to produce such great tools as this to help the rest of us get to know the Lord.