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Book Description

The Book of Hosea with Introduction and Notes. Westminster Commentaries
Publication Year:
Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Hosea, Commentary, Old Testament
Copyright Holder:
Public domain

Sydney Lawrence Brown [1880-1947], The Book of Hosea with Introduction and Notes

Table of Contents

  • Prefatory Note by the General Editors
  • Preface
  • Introduction
    1. Hosea: the Man and the Prophet
    2. Historical Background of the Prophecy
    3. Hosea's Doctrine of God
      • His Denunciation of the Mixed Cultus
      • His Arraignment of the Government and its Policy
      • Ignorance and Forgetfulness of God
      • The Inevitability of Judgement
      • After Judgement, Salvation
    4. Later Influence of the Book
  • Bibliography
  • Note on Transliteration of Hebrew Words
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Analysis of the Book
  • Text and Commentary
    • The ' Hopeful ' Passages in Hosea
    • Ephodh, Teraphim, and Massebhah
    • The Tragedy of the Prophet's Home
    • Hesedh
    • Sacrifice in Pre-exilic Prophecy
    • Israel's Religious Worship in the Desert and in Canaan
    • References to Judah in Hosea
  • Appendix: The Words of Hosea Re-translated and re-arranged
  • Index