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* Revisiting "from the ground up" some of the leading causes behind recent interest in the ancient prophets of the Bible, Seitz explores the Old Testament---and offers a new theory of prophecy, hermeneutics, history, and time that takes into account current academic views on Isaiah and the Twelve. An essential foundational resource. 272 pages, hardcover from Baker.
A fresh wave of studies on the prophets has appeared in recent years. Old Testament scholar Christopher R. Seitz has written Prophecy and Hermeneutics as a way of revisiting, from the ground floor up, what gave rise to studies of the prophets in our modern period. In addition, Seitz clearly shows that a new conceptuality of prophecy, hermeneutics, history, and time is needed--one that is appropriate to current views on Isaiah and the Twelve. Scholars, students, professors, and theological libraries will find this an essential foundational resource.
Christopher R. Seitz (PhD, Yale University) is professor of biblical interpretation at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. He is the author or editor of ten books, including a commentary on Isaiah 1-39 and Figured Out: Typology and Providence in Christian Scripture.