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Biblical Prophecy (Interpretation Bible Study Series)

Ellen F Davis

Biblical Prophecy (Interpretation Bible Study Series)

Ellen F Davis

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In this fresh and expansive work, Ellen Davis offers a comprehensive interpretation of the prophetic role and word in the Christian scriptures. Davis carefully outlines five essential features of the prophetic role and then systematically examines seven representations of prophets and prophecies.Thoroughly theological, Davis's volume provides both instruction and insight for understanding prophecy in Christian tradition and discipleship. This volume concludes with a rich discussion of practical matters, including the relationship between Christian discipleship and prophetic interpretation and the role of biblical prophecy in interfaith contexts.

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About "Biblical Prophecy (Interpretation Bible Study Series)"

In this fresh and expansive work, Ellen Davis offers a comprehensive interpretation of the prophetic role and word in the Christian scriptures. Davis carefully outlines five essential features of the prophetic role and then systematically examines seven representations of prophets and prophecies.Thoroughly theological, Davis's volume provides both instruction and insight for understanding prophecy in Christian tradition and discipleship. This volume concludes with a rich discussion of practical matters, including the relationship between Christian discipleship and prophetic interpretation and the role of biblical prophecy in interfaith contexts.
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Meet the Author

Ellen F Davis

Ellen F. Davis is Amos Ragan Kearns Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke University Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. She is the author of "Who Are You, My Daughter? Reading Ruth Through Image and Text"; "Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs" and "Getting Involved with God"; and "Imagination Shaped".

Table Of Contents

  • Chapter 1. The Prophetic Interpreter

    Chapter 2. Friendship With God: The Cost

    and The Reward

    Chapter 3. Hosting God's Power Of Life:

    elijah And His Gospel Legacy

    Chapter 4. The Pain Of Seeing Clearly: Prophetic

    views Of The Created Order

    Chapter 5. Destroyers Of The Earth: Prophetic

    critiques Of Imperial Economics

    Chapter 6. Witnessing In The Midst Of Disaster:

    the Ministry Of Jeremiah

    Chapter 7. The Difficulties Of Revelation:

    prophecy As Risk, Challenge, And Gift

    Chapter 8. "good And Faithful Servant": Matthew

    reads Isaiah On Prophetic Discipleship

    Chapter 9. Prophecy In Interfaith Context:

    reading Biblical Traditions

    in Conversation With Islam

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  • Catalogue Code 416696
  • Product Code 9780664235383
  • ISBN 0664235387
  • EAN 9780664235383
  • Pages 256
  • Department Ministry
  • Category Studies
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Oct 2014
  • Dimensions 229 x 152 x 30 mm
  • Weight 0.612kg

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