This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and theological evidence. The result is judicious and balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical theology.
Andersen and Freedman, team up to examine and explain this critical segment of the Bible. Using new insights and modern methods, the authors interpret the text clearly, enthusiastically, and with startling perception.
Guenther explores theological and practical implications of their message, which he applies to the contemporary church. This work compares Israel's distinctive religion, influenced by Baal-worshiping Phoenician neighbors, with faith in Judah. Hosea dramatizes God's redeeming love.