- Publisher Inspired Speech brings together thirty-three scholars to explore themes related to the study of religion and prophecy in the ancient Near East. Now available in paperback, Inspired Speech was originally published in the Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testame
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About "Inspired Speech"
This is a key book on the background and future direction of scholarship prophecy in the biblical world. "Inspired Speech" was originally published as a Festschrift to honor the work of Professor Herbert B. Huffmon, Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible at Drew University. Thirty-three of his colleagues and students contributed to the work, which explores various aspects of prophecy in ancient Israel and its neighboring cultures. The result is a volume which provides an excellent overview of the current state and future directions of scholarship on prophecy in the biblical world.The contributors include: Suzanne Richard, Frank Moore Cross, George E. Mendenhall, Martti Nissinen, Robert R. Wilson, Mary Chilton Callaway, Peggy L. Day, Daniel E. Fleming, David Noel Freedman, Rebecca Frey, Alberto R. Green, Edward L. Greenstein, Baruch A. Levine, David Marcus, Harry P. Nasuti, J. J. M. Roberts, Jack M. Sasson, Karel van der Toorn, Lyn M. Bechtel, Milton Eng, John Kaltner, John I. Lawlor, David A. Leiter, Jesse C. Long, Jr, Mark Sneed, Jongsoo Park, Eric A. Seibert, Louis Stulman, Alex Varughese, William W. Hallo, Michael S. Moore, Mary-Louise Mussell, and Paul A. Riemann.Over the last 30 years, this pioneering series has established an unrivalled reputation for cutting-edge international scholarship in Biblical Studies and has attracted leading authors and editors in the field. The series takes many original and creative approaches to its subjects, including innovative work from historical and theological perspectives, social-scientific and literary theory, and more recent developments in cultural studies and reception history.
Inspired Speech brings together thirty-three scholars to explore themes related to the study of religion and prophecy in the ancient Near East. Now available in paperback, Inspired Speech was originally published in the Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testame
Meet the Authors
John Kaltner (Ed)
John Kaltner (Ph.D., Drew University, Hebrew Bible) is the Virginia Ballou McGehee Professor of Muslim-Christian Relations. He teaches courses in the Bible, Islam, and Arabic. His recent publications include The Old Testament: Its Background, Growth, and Content (with Steven L. McKenzie). Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2007; What Do Our Neighbors Believe? Questions and Answers on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (with Howard Greenstein and Kendra Hotz). Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 2007; and Inspired Speech: Prophecy in the Ancient Near East. Essays in Honor of Herbert B. Huffmon. ( Edited with Louis Stulman. London: T & T Clark International, 2004.)
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Louis Stulman (Ed)
Louis Stulman (Ph.D., Drew University) is Professor of Religious Studies, University of Findlay. His numerous publications on Jeremiah include the Abingdon Old Testament Commentary on Jeremiah (2005), Order Amid Chaos: Jeremiah as Symbolic Tapestry (Sheffield, 1998) and Inspired Speech: Prophecy in the Ancient Near East. Essays in Honor of Herbert B. Huffmon. ( Edited with John Kaltner, London: T & T Clark International, 2004.)
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