b'The Prophets of IsraelWalking the Ancient PathsJames K. HoffmeierSeeing the biblical prophets in context makes all the difference in understanding their messagesI n The Prophets of Israel, Old Testament scholar and longtime fieldarchaeologistJamesK.Hoffmeierexploresthebiblical prophetsthroughtheirancientsettings.Readersgainamore accurateandcomprehensiveunderstandingthroughmany practical components:Full-color photos and images of historical and cultural importanceFocus on the geopolitical contexts of the prophetsClear explanations of the prophets provoking messagesDiscussion questions for Bible students or instructor useThese features and photos vividly illustrate the biblical narra-tives and the prophets concerns, helping readers better comprehend each texts message and make informed theological applications.The biblical prophetic tradition extends far before and far after the Major and Minor Prophets. Yet all biblical prophetsinclud-ingrecognizablefigureslikeMosesandElijah,lesser-known prophets like Huldah and Micaiah, and the New Testament proph-etsministeredindistinctiveculturalandhistoricalcircum-stances. Hoffmeier draws on his extensive knowledge of ancient Near Eastern culture, geography, political realities, and the Old Testament message to locate the prophets in their worlds. This approach illuminates prophetic messages and ministries with a theological clarity that basic history and literary interpretation cannot achieve.James K. Hoffmeier (PhD, University of Toronto) is emeritus pro-fessor of Old Testament and Near Eastern archaeology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He taught Old Testament and Hebrew for over forty years. For the last twenty years he focused on Hebrew exegesis in the prophetic books. He engaged in archaeological work in Sinai and at the Karnak Temple Complex in Egypt, and presently is part of a team investigating the Cushite cemetery at Nuri, Sudan. His other works include The Archaeology of the Bible.Full-color photographs throughoutRELATED TITLESUNIQUE SELLING POINTS An inviting and intriguing introduction978-0-8254-4572-9$39.99to the cultural, geopolitical, geographic,Hardback7.5 x 9.25352 pagesand historical context in which the OldBiblical Studies / Old Testament / Testament prophets lived and ministered Prophets Developed by a recognized scholar withKregel AcademicRights: Worldarchaeological field experience October 26, 2021Understanding Prophecy Interpreting theAcademically sound and attractively 978-0-8254-4271-1$21.99 Prophetic Books designedan introduction to the proph-978-0-8254-4363-3$22.99 ets for the classroom, pulpit, or the thoughtful readerwww.kregel.com 15'