How we read Scripture depends on our contextual perspective. Our worldviews shape how we read Scripture and what we find valuable and important.
Pluralism exists. Cultures and values have shifted radically. It's been described as a culture war but rather than enemies, they are people to be gained.
Dr. Hoffmeier is a renown Old Testament scholar and field archaeologist. In this book "The Prophets of Israel", he explores the non-writing and writing prophets of the Old Testament against their cultural backdrop.