The Prophets

The Prophets

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This book has monumental stature. It is fresh and vivid. . . aflame with prophetic vision. --James Muilenburg

From the author of Man is Not Alone and God in Search of Man, comes Abraham Heschel's 1962 masterpiece of Biblical scholarship, The Prophets.

The classic work on the Old Testament prophets by a major twentieth-century scholar

The Prophets provides a unique opportunity for readers of the Old Testament, both Christian and Jewish, to gain fresh and deep knowledge of Israel's prophetic movement. The author's profound understanding of the prophets also opens the door to new insight into the philosophy of religion.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 704 pages
  • 134.62 x 204.72 x 30.99mm | 562.45g
  • HarperPerennial
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0060936991
  • 9780060936990
  • 40,899

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Abraham Heschel is a seminal name in religious studies and the author of Man Is Not Alone and God in Search of Man. When The Prophets was first published in 1962, it was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of biblical scholarship.

The Prophets provides a unique opportunity for readers of the Old Testament, both Christian and Jewish, to gain fresh and deep knowledge of Israel's prophetic movement. The author's profound understanding of the prophets also opens the door to new insight into the philosophy of religion.
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Review quote

"This book has monumental stature. It is fresh and vivid...aflame with prophetic vision." -- James Muilenburg

"A brilliant study of the Hebrew prophets, one of the most penetrating works...[of] our time." -- Will Herberg
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