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2007 Catholic Press Association Award Winner!

In Hear, O Heavens and Listen, O Earth, Joan E. Cook guides students of theology, Scripture, and ministry in reading the prophetic books according to the currentmethodologies for biblical study. She encourages readers to apply the messages of the prophets to contemporaryreligious and social concerns.

Cook focuses on how to read the Old Testament books of the prophets and addresses the pastoral implications. The study proceedschronologically and biblical quotations and references are based on the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible.

Cook encourages students to engage the biblical text and suggests points for reflection and questions for thought and action based on each of the prophetic books.

Chapters are Introductory Topics, The Early Prophets, The Eighth Century Prophets in the Northern Kingdom, The Seventh Century Prophets Zephaniah, Nahum, and Habakkuk, Jeremiah, Lamentations, and Baruch, Ezekiel and Obadiah, Exile: Isaiah of Babylon, The Second Temple Period: Third Isaiah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, Joel and Jonah, andConclusion.

Joan E. Cook, SC, teaches Scripture at Georgetown University. She is the author of Hannah's Desire, God's Design: Early Interpretation of the Story of Hannah as well as numerous articles on biblical women and biblical prayer.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vii
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. p. viii
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. ix-xi
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  1. Chapter 1: Introductory Topics
  2. pp. 1-32
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  1. Chapter 2: The Early Prophets
  2. pp. 33-44
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  1. Chapter 3: The Eighth-Century Prophets in the Northern Kingdom
  2. pp. 45-85
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  1. Chapter 4: The Eighth-Century Prophets in the Southern Kingdom
  2. pp. 87-122
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  1. Chapter 5: The Seventh-Century Prophets Zephaniah, Nahum, and Habakkuk
  2. pp. 123-153
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  1. Chapter 6: Jeremiah, Lamentations, and Baruch
  2. pp. 155-188
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  1. Chapter 7: Ezekiel and Obadiah
  2. pp. 189-218
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  1. Chapter 8: The Final Years of the Exile: Second Isaiah
  2. pp. 219-238
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  1. Chapter 9: The Persian Period and the Second Temple: Third Isaiah, Haggai, Zechariah 1–8
  2. pp. 239-266
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  1. Chapter 10: Fifth- and Fourth-Century Prophets: Malachi, Joel, Zechariah 9–14
  2. pp. 267-294
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  1. Chapter 11: Jonah, the Unique Prophet
  2. pp. 295-303
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  1. Conclusion
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  1. Index of Authors and Subjects
  2. pp. 307-310
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  1. Index of Biblical References
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780814682548
Related ISBN
9780814651810
MARC Record
OCLC
966913679
Pages
336
Launched on MUSE
2017-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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