Hear, O Heavens and Listen, O Earth: An Introduction to the Prophets

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In Hear, O Heavens and Listen, O Earth, Joan E. Cook guides students of theology, Scripture, and ministry in reading the prophetic books according to the current methodologies for biblical study. She encourages readers to apply the messages of the prophets to contemporary religious and social concerns.

Cook focuses on how to read the Old Testament books of the prophets and addresses the pastoral implications. The study proceeds chronologically and biblical quotations and references are based on the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible.

Cook encourages students to engage the biblical text and suggests points for reflection and questions for thought and action based on each of the prophetic books.

Chapters are Introductory Topics, The Early Prophets, The Eighth Century Prophets in the Northern Kingdom, The Seventh Century Prophets Zephaniah, Nahum, and Habakkuk, Jeremiah, Lamentations, and Baruch, Ezekiel and Obadiah, Exile: Isaiah of Babylon, The Second Temple Period: Third Isaiah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, Joel and Jonah, and Conclusion.

Joan E. Cook, SC, teaches Scripture at Georgetown University. She is the author of Hannah's Desire, God's Design: Early Interpretation of the Story of Hannah as well as numerous articles on biblical women and biblical prayer.

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In Hear, O Heavens and Listen, O Earth, Joan E. Cook guides students of theology, Scripture, and ministry in reading the prophetic books according to the current methodologies for biblical study. She encourages readers to apply the messages of the prophets to contemporary religious and social concerns. Cook focuses on how to read the Old Testament books of the prophets and addresses the pastoral implications. The study proceeds chronologically and biblical quotations and references are based on the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible. Cook encourages students to engage the biblical text and suggests points for reflection and questions for thought and action based on each of the prophetic books.? . . . provides an extensive introduction to Israel?s prophetic literature, and comments on the significance that the prophetic texts have for daily life today.? Old Testament Abstracts?All in all an excellent book.? Trinity Seminary Review?Sister Cook provides a unique and appropriate summation for each of the prophets in which she refers to the prophets in the Christian Lectionary and shows relevance of the prophets to the current world. This is a fine example of biblical pedagogy and will be used as a handy textbook for classes on the Old Testament Prophet.? Catholic Library World?Although the Israelite prophets lived and spoke centuries ago, their message still resonates with us in the twenty-first century. Author Sister Jean Cook SC captures the essence of these prophetic messages in Hear, O Heavens and Listen, O Earth: An Introduction to the Prophets. . . . she considerers how prophetic messages speak to the religious, pastoral and socioeconomic concerns of our times.? Crux?Cook has produced an excellent book on prophets, suitable for ?graduate and advanced undergraduate students in theology and ministerial programs.?? Catholic Studies

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Joan E. Cook, SC, teaches Scripture at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She is author of Hannah's Desire, God's Design (Sheffield Academic Press, 1999) and Hear, O Heavens and Listen, O Earth: An Introduction to the Prophets (Liturgical Press, 2006), which won a first-place Catholic Press Association award in 2007. Cook has also written numerous articles on biblical women and biblical prayer.

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