Description: Here J. Andrew Dearman considers the historical context of the prophetic figure of Hosea, his roots in the prophetic activity and covenant traditions of ancient Israel, and the poetic and metaphorical aspects of the prophecy. This historical and theological commentary is a welcome addition to the NICOT series.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Prophetic Literature, Book of the Twelve, Literature, Hosea
Review by Heinz-Dieter Neef
Citation: Heinz-Dieter Neef, review of J. Andrew Dearman, The Book of Hosea, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2012).
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