Biblical Prophecy (Hardcover)

Perspectives for Christian Theology, Discipleship, and Ministry

By Ellen F. Davis

Westminster John Knox Press, 9780664235383, 256pp.

Publication Date: October 27, 2014

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Description

In this fresh and expansive work, Ellen Davis offers a comprehensive interpretation of the prophetic role and word in the Christian scriptures. Davis carefully outlines five essential features of the prophetic role and then systematically examines seven representations of prophets and prophecies.

Thoroughly theological, Davis's volume provides both instruction and insight for understanding prophecy in Christian tradition and discipleship. This volume concludes with a rich discussion of practical matters, including the relationship between Christian discipleship and prophetic interpretation and the role of biblical prophecy in interfaith contexts.