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Examining the Prophets Why the Old Testament Is Not Irrelevant by Suresh Ramachandran

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Published by Tate Publishing & Enterprises .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biblical Studies - Old Testament,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Bible - Study - Old Testament

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8900133M
ISBN 101598860801
ISBN 109781598860801

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Book Overview This description may be from another edition of this product. Abraham Heschel is a seminal name in religious studies and the author of Man Is Not Alone and God in Search of Man. When The Prophets was first published in , it was immediately recognized as a. The prophetic books of the Bible contain some of the most difficult passages in the entire Old Testament. Veteran professor Robert Chisholm guides readers through the important and often complex writings of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, and the Minor Prophets, examining the content, structure, and theological message of each by: 1. In examining the prophecies of Amos, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Nathan, &c, he discerns the common strands of the word of God in all that they said and did, and teaches the reader how to discern similar prophetic aspects in today's world. 'The prophet is human, yet he employs note one octave too high for our ears.'5/5(2). Handbook On The Prophets Download Handbook On The Prophets books, The prophetic books of the Bible contain some of the most difficult passages in the entire Old Testament. Veteran professor Robert Chisholm guides readers through the important and often complex writings of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, and the Minor Prophets, examining the content, structure, and theological message of each book.

  The books of “the Prophets” The prophets were the people who spoke on God’s behalf. But “the Prophets” (with a capital P) refer to a group of books in the Old Testament. These are the books that expound on the relationship between God and . The prophetic books of the Bible contain some of the most difficult passages in the entire Old Testament. Veteran professor Robert Chisholm guides readers through the important and often complex writings of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, and the Minor Prophets, examining the content, structure, and theological message of each book.4/5(1). The book is really about the life and times of the classical Jewish prophets. This is a technical and scholarly work aimed at the layman. Norman Podhoretz puts all the prophets into their historical, religious and literary context to explain their purposes and goals. He unabashedly builds on and occasionally debates with exegetes who've preceded him. The Book of Daniel came along after the section of the Hebrew Bible reserved for the Prophets had been closed, but it got into the still-open division of Writings. To Christians (first Catholics and then Protestants), however, Daniel belonged and was placed among the Prophets. So, too, with the Book .

A prophet was a divinely chosen representative who, having received God’s message, proclaimed it in oral, visual, or written form to the people. A prophet is one who speaks forth the message that God has revealed to him. These prophets are called the writing prophets because their authors wrote or recorded their received messages. Moses was God’s first mouthpiece to bring them back into a relationship with God. In the Old Testament history books (Joshua, Judges, 1 & 2 Samuel, 1 & 2 Kings, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah), prophets such as Deborah, Samuel, Nathan, Elijah, Elisha, Huldah, and others came forward to speak God’s word to a rebellious people. Four books concerned with history: Joshua, Judges, Samuel and Kings (Samuel and Kings are each divided into two parts in the Greek canon but in Hebrew each is one book, making four). Four that contain (mainly) messages delivered by prophets: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and the Twelve (Daniel is in the third section " Writings "). Major Prophets (OT) The biblical books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, and Daniel, also known as the Major Prophets, are an invaluable mine of spiritual truth, especially as regards the nature of God, His providence, the meaning of having a covenant .