Exploring the Old Testament Volume 4: Prophets by Gordon McConville and published by SPCK Publishing.
The Prophets is one of a series of six textbooks covering the Old and New Testaments, all written by authors who have extensive experience of teaching students in their first two years of university-level study. This book offers an exploratory approach that enables students to engage with the text for themselves, and not simply to be passive learners.
It offers activities and challenges at introductory and intermediate levels, key background information needed to work at the required level, and ideas for further thought and reading. Students will discover: the kind of literature they are dealing with; the historical context and background of the prophets; the major questions in the scholarly study of these books; the structure and purpose of each book; the major themes and theology of each book; issues for today arising from each area of study.