Joel and Amos
Introductory
Joel and Amos
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  • Length: 196 pages
  • Published: September 23, 2009
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  • ISBN: 978-0-8308-4225-4
  • Item Code: 4225
  • Case Quantity: 36

Joel's arresting imagery--blasting trumpet, darkened sun and marching hosts--has shaped the church's eschatological vision of a day of wrath.

Amos's ringing indictments--callous oppression, heartless worship and self-seeking gain--have periodically awakened the conscience of God's people.

Twenty-five-hundred years after they were first born, those prophetic words never fail to awaken and arrest. Viewed against the background of their culture and society, artistry and context, these visions and oracles take on even more vibrant colors and cleaner lines.

This commentary is a valuable guide to the fascinating world and challenging word of these two prophets. Ever mindful of the wider context and composition of these ancient but living texts, David Hubbard shows how Joel and Amos addressed Israel's mind and heart.

The original, unrevised text of this volume has been completely retypeset and printed in a larger, more attractive format with the new cover design for the series

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CONTENTS

General Preface

Author's Preface

Chief Abbreviations

Select Bibliography

Joel
Introduction
The Prophecy of Joel
The Place in the Canon
The Date of the Book
The Setting of the Book
Unity and Structure
The Message
Joel and the New Testament
Analysis
Commentary

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Hubbard (B.A., B.D., Th.M., Ph.D., D.D., L.H.D., Lit.D.) served as professor of Old Testament and president of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He died in 1996.

BY David Allan Hubbard

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