The Old Testament prophets were not just predictors of things that would happen long after their time. Nor were they purveyors of religious platitudes. They were people with an urgent message for their own generation and a passion to declare it whatever the risk. They were singers, poets, demonstrators and protesters, radical critics of their own society and dreamers of a world that could be different.
Ray Vincent is a Baptist minister. He studied at Regent's Park College, Oxford, and later gained the M.Th. of Glasgow University. Ray spent time working for the Student Christian Movement in Wales. He is now retired from full-time ministry and is an Associate Chaplain at the University of South Wales.