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Amos, Jonah, and Micah
Hoyt, JoAnna M.

Bellingham, WA: Lexham, 2019 pp. xvi + 850. $54.99

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Evangelical Exegetical Commentary

Description: Throughout the Old Testament, Yahweh drew his prophets from the most unlikely circumstances. The minor prophets Amos, Jonah, and Micah were each called out of their ordinary lives to deliver timely messages-both to their original audiences and for us, today. While they're each unique, these three biblical books can be connected by the theological themes of divine justice, mercy, judgment, and repentance. In this volume, JoAnna M. Hoyt examines these themes in depth, revealing the complexity of the relationship between God and his people. Throughout her commentary, Hoyt closely examines the text of these three prophetic books, giving us a scholarly and applicable exploration for the church.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Prophetic Literature, Book of the Twelve, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, Literary Approaches, Theological Approaches, Amos, Jonah, Micah

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Review by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer
Published 7/9/2020
Citation: Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer, review of Joanna M. Hoyt, Amos, Jonah, and Micah, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).


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