Book: Hosea
Author: Hosea
Date: 715 B.C., recording events between 753 and 715 B.C.
Genre: Prophecy
Summary: Hosea is a tragic love story about God, who loves his people despite their unfaithfulness to him. Hosea warned that one cannot live disobediently to God without disastrous consequences. Yet this book dramatically portrays God's unending love and mercy, as he offers forgiveness to those who will repent.