The Book of the Twelve Prophets in Biblical Scholarship

  Conveners: Beth Stovell, George Athas, Daniel Timmer      Email conveners

The Book of the Twelve Prophets in Biblical Scholarship research group focuses on synchronic approaches to the study of the Book of the Twelve/the Minor Prophets.

The Book of the Twelve Prophets in Biblical Scholarship group focuses on synchronic approaches to the study of the Book of the Twelve/the Minor Prophets. This year we will continue to explore the theme of "Empire, Power, and Politics in the Twelve."

Beth M. Stovell, Ambrose Seminary of Ambrose University, Presiding (5 min)

Amy N. Allan, Wheaton College
Power, Metaphor and Divine Judgmetn in Hosea 2 (30 min)

Gary Edward Schnittjer, Cairn University
The Gospel according to the King of Nineveh: How Jonah's King of Nineveh offers Hope to Joel's Congregation (30 min)

Chelsea Mark, Emory University
'Therefore, the Land Mourns': Deportation, Desolation, and Imperial Politics in the Book of the Twelve (30 min)

Roundtable Discussion (25 min)