Explore God’s vision for a better world.
Sometimes near the king and the temple courts and at other times on the fringes of society, God’s people have always had their social critics. The prophets sought to call everyone back to God's original design. Their call for justice and mercy and their warnings of impending judgement were later echoed by Jesus. One can’t know him without hearing what the prophets were saying to the people.
Based on the best of recent scholarship, this volume in the Transforming Word series takes the relevance of the prophets seriously and encourages readers with a deeper understanding of their message and calling.
Mark W. Hamilton (PhD, Harvard University) holds the Onstead Chair in the College of Biblical Studies at Abilene Christian University, where he serves as professor of Old Testament. His other books include Jesus King of Strangers and Slavery's Long Shadow: Race and Reconciliation in American Christianity.
“Critically informed but written for popular use, the Transforming Word demonstrates steady scholarship in service of the church. Leaders in every congregation, especially Bible teachers and small group leaders, will want it within easy reach in the Bible study aids section of their bookshelf.”
—William R. Baker, Editor of the Stone-Campbell Journal; Professor of New Testament, Hope International University
Dimensions (inches) 6 x 9
Weight (pounds) .5