The Anchor Bible
BS 192.2 .A1 v. 1-38 Reference Fl. 1
Probably the best initial source for background of the author and text.
Covers literary-structural characteristics of biblical prophets; context within
the canon of the Hebrew Bible; and theological aspects of individual
prophetic books. Volumes are arranged in biblical order.
The New Interpreter’s Bible
BS 491.2 .N484 1994 v. 1-12 Reference Fl. 1
Introductions to each biblical book cover essential historical, literary,
sociocultural, and theological issues. Volumes 6 and 7 cover the prophets.
See especially volume 6, “Introduction to Prophetic Literature.”
Use the following forms to find commentary on prophetic writings (or click the link)
These search constructions have two main parts:
(prophets OR minor prophets) AND (commentaries OR criticism OR theology)
Minor Prophets (use in addition to Micah, Habakkuk, Malachi, etc.)
Basic search in SHC Discovery using the name of a prophetic book
Blenkinsopp, Joseph. Ezekiel. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox Press, 2012.
Use "criticism," "commentaries," or "theology" for more focused results
For Micah, Habakkuk, Malachi, etc., the subject heading "Minor Prophets" is sometimes also used
Judaism and Prophecy
Rabbinic and other Jewish Sources
Search ATLA Religion Database for Judaism and prophecy
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