The Goodly Fellowship of the Prophets: The Achievement of Association in Canon Formation

The Goodly Fellowship of the Prophets The Achievement of Association in Canon Formation Just below the surface of any Christian view of the Bible is the knotty issue of the biblical canon How and when was it decided which books would make up the Bible What makes a book canonical In this

  • Title: The Goodly Fellowship of the Prophets: The Achievement of Association in Canon Formation
  • Author: Christopher R. Seitz
  • ISBN: 9780801038839
  • Page: 425
  • Format: Paperback
  • Just below the surface of any Christian view of the Bible is the knotty issue of the biblical canon How and when was it decided which books would make up the Bible What makes a book canonical In this volume, respected Old Testament scholar Christopher Seitz helps readers understand how the Old Testament fits into the canon s development Brief and readable yet substantiJust below the surface of any Christian view of the Bible is the knotty issue of the biblical canon How and when was it decided which books would make up the Bible What makes a book canonical In this volume, respected Old Testament scholar Christopher Seitz helps readers understand how the Old Testament fits into the canon s development Brief and readable yet substantive, this volume challenges current understandings of the formation of the Christian canon, utilizing the latest research on the biblical prophets Seitz reveals canonical connections woven into the fabric of the Prophetic Books and argues that the Law and the Prophets cohere and give shape to the subsequent Christian canon.

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    About " Christopher R. Seitz "

  • Christopher R. Seitz

    Christopher R Seitz PhD, Yale University is senior research professor of biblical interpretation at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, in Toronto, Ontario He previously taught at the University of St Andrews and Yale University He is the author or editor of numerous books, including The Character of Christian Scripture, Prophecy and Hermeneutics, The Goodly Fellowship of the Prophets, and commentaries on Isaiah 1 39 and 40 66 Seitz is also an ordained Episcopal priest.

  • 802 Comments

  • Excellent little book offering a contrasting understanding of canon and the development thereof, specifically within the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament). The book is written for the more scholarly inclined, though, so be forewarned - you end up wading through some deeper stuff. He makes some very interesting points and connections about the associations (specifically) about books within the Twelve (the Minor Prophets) as well as the Writings - the book actually focuses on those two divisions of [...]


  • Excellent treatment on the shape of the three-fold Hebrew Scriptures and their function as units. Seitz does much to resuscitate a healthy appreciation for the sufficiency of an open canon and the Hebrew canon in their respective periods in contrast to a sort of pride of periodicity that is rampant today suggesting that the Hebrew Scriptures were insuficient and unintelligible without the apostles. His treatment of the Rule if Faith is extremely helpful and provocative.


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