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Maleachi, ein Hermeneut
Noetzel, Jutta

Berlin: de Gruyter, 2015 pp. x + 352. Ä99.95

Series Information
Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fŁr die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, 467


Description: This volume explores a hermeneutical question. The secret of Malachi can be found in a new understanding of the prophet within the narrative as told in the Book of the Twelve. Prophecy is biblical interpretation. Malachi is not a literary figure. As he takes form, he is fallible. As a revelatory communicator, he interprets the situation of Godís people with the story of Jacob from Genesis, but this story, too, needs updating and reinterpretation.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Prophetic Literature, Book of the Twelve, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches, Canonical Criticism, Malachi

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Review by Thomas Hieke
Published 8/18/2016
Citation: Thomas Hieke, review of Jutta Noetzel, Maleachi, ein Hermeneut, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


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