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Whereas form criticism tends to focus on the oral or preliterary fonns and settings of a text, redaction criticism focuses on its literary fonns and settings. Because prophetic books are literary in nature, form criticism requires redaction criticism to identify the prophetic forms that constitute the object of its research. But redaction criticism also requires fonn criticism to identify earlier material, and thereby to provide the basis for understanding the later literary formulation. Together, fonn criticism and redaction criticism address the overall fonnation of prophetic books.
1969); idem, "Die Mari-Briefc und die Prophetie in Israel," in Forschung am Alten Testament (TBii 24; Munich: Kaiser, 1964) 171-88; idem, Prophetic Oracles of Salvation in the Old Testament (tr. K. Crim; Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 1991); idem, Sprache und Struktur der Prophetie Deuterojesajas (CTM 11; Stuttgart: Calwer, 1981); idem. "The Way of the Promise Through the Old Testament" (tr. L. Gaston and B. W. Anderson), in The Old Testament and Christian Faith (ed. B. W. Anderson; New York: Harper & Row, 1963) 200-224; idem, "Zur Erforschung und zum Verständnis der prophetischen Heilsworte," ZAW 98 (1986) 1-13; J.
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