Here is a new appreciation of the Old Testament, by outstanding Biblical scholars, for those who want to be informed about the most recent and creative thinking on the crucial problems and debates in Biblical study. As the distinguished European and American contributors explore the central current issues of Old Testament scholarship, they uncover a timeless message in Israel's prophetic voice and interpret its meaning for our times. ""Israel's Prophetic Heritage--a volume dedicated to a great and inspired teacher, James Muilenburg--contains highly significant essays by some of the foremost Bible scholars of our day. Though written by different authors, they are one in the attempt to illuminate some basic issues in prophetic literature."" --Abraham J. Heschel ""Superbly conceived, edited, and executed. A distinguished American contribution on prophetism."" --B. D. Napier, Yale University ""Uniformly high quality . . . scholarly objectivity with the reach for new dimensions."" --Sheldon H. Blank, author of Prophetic Faith in Isaiah Bernhard W. Anderson (1916-2007) was Dean of Drew Theological Seminary and Walter Harrelson was Professor of Old Testament at Vanderbilt University Divinity School.