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Perspectives on the Formation of the Book of the Twelve

In De Gruyter, Jakob WöHRLE, James D. NOGALSKI, Matthew V. Moss, Minor Prophets, Rainer ALBERTZ on April 12, 2013 at 4:02 pm


2013.04.04 | Rainer Albertz, James D. Nogalski, and Jakob Wöhrle, Eds. Perspectives on the Formation of the Book of the Twelve: Methodological Foundations – Redactional Processes – Historical Insights. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2012. ISBN 9783110283341.

Review by Matthew V. Moss, Durham University.

Many thanks to De Gruyter for kindly providing us with a review copy.

The perceived unity of the twelve Minor Prophets as one, complete Book of the Twelve (henceforth BT) has received increased attention by Old Testament scholars over the last twenty years. Scholars from different methodologies have weighed in on the discussion, but the most prolific response has come from redaction criticism. Perspectives on the Formation of the Book of the Twelve is the latest compilation of essays intended to further the discussion of potential theories for how these twelve documents were stitched together into a unified book. Read the rest of this entry »