Bible Studies, Messages, Papers
The second major section of the Hebrew Scriptures, or the Old Testament, is called the Prophets (in Hebrew, Nevi’im). This is the dome of the Pammakaristos Church in Istanbul, built in the 12th century. It portrays Christ surrounded by the Old Testament prophets. Photo credit: Giovanni Dall'Orto | CC2.5, Wikimedia Commons; cropped.
bible studies and messages from the anastasis center: the prophets
Below are small group leader notes, sermons, and exegetical notes on Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the Book of the Twelve Minor Prophets.
We make the best of modern biblical scholarship, along with early Christian exegesis, relevant and practical.
Notes and Essays on the Prophets (Nevi'im)
The Seven Prophets: A Thematic and Canonical Analysis of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel
The Twelve Minor Prophets: A Thematic and Canonical Analysis of the Treisar (TBD)
Other Books and Articles on the Prophets (Nevi'im)
J.P. Fokkelmann, Narrative Art and Poetry in the Books of Samuel (Amazon book, 1981)
Robert Alter, The Art of Biblical Narrative (Amazon book, 1981)
Robert Alter, The Art of Biblical Poetry (Amazon book, 1985)
Robert Alter and Frank Kermode, The Literary Guide to the Bible (Amazon book, Sep 1, 1990) and pdf book has helpful insights
John Sailhamer, Introduction to Old Testament Theology: A Canonical Approach (Amazon book, Oct 14, 1999) links Amos and Obadiah through the topic of the Edomites
Thomas L. LeClerc, Introduction to the Prophets: Their Stories, Sayings, and Scrolls (Amazon book, 2007, 2017)
Christopher Seitz, Prophecy and Hermeneutics: Towards a New Introduction to the Prophets (Amazon book, Aug 1, 2007)
Christopher Seitz, The Goodly Fellowship of the Prophets: The Achievement of Association in Canon Formation (Amazon book, Oct 1, 2009) how the twelve minor prophets are related, literarily