In this commentary on Haggai
and Malachi, Mignon Jacobs offers clear and insightful interpretation of the
text while highlighting themes that are especially relevant to contemporary
concerns, such as honoring or dishonoring God, the responsibilities of leaders,
questioning God, and hearing the prophetic word in challenging
Engaging with the latest scholarship, Jacobs provides a thorough introduction to both prophets in which she addresses questions of authorship, date, purpose, structure, and theology, followed by a new translation of the biblical text and a verse-by-verse commentary. With intertextual discussions about key aspects of the text and attention to competing perspectives, this commentary offers a rich new interpretation of Haggai and Malachi.