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Peace in the thought of the pre-exilic literary prophets

by Arthur Homer Maynard

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Thesis (M.A.)--Boston University, 1938.

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Paginationx, 126 pages
Number of Pages126
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Open LibraryOL26183561M
OCLC/WorldCa7871436

The second division of the Hebrew Canonical Scriptures is today subdivided into "The Former Prophets," i.e., the books of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings (the term is taken from Zech. , where it has a different sense), and "The Latter Prophets," i.e., the books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the Twelve Minor Prophets. Petersen, professor of Old Testament at Emory University and newly elected president of the Society of Biblical Literature, has written a concise, informative, and serviceable introduction to the prophetic literature of the Bible. He synthesizes a wealth of knowledge into an easy-to-understand yet informed introduction. Written at the introductory level, his presentation will .

In Rebuild and Renew, we study in chronological order the Bible books written in this period -- the historical books of Ezra and Nehemiah, and the minor prophets Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. These books aren't well known among Christians today, but they are chock full of lessons for disciples, designed to help us grow in Christ's image. The period of classical prophecy and cult reform The emergence of the literary prophets. By the mid-8th century, one hundred years of chronic warfare between Israel and Aram had finally ended—the Aramaeans having suffered heavy blows from the Assyrians. King Jeroboam II (8th century bce) undertook to restore the imperial sway of the north over its neighbour, and .

The literary prophets is a name given to the Biblical figures who wrote down their prophecies and personal histories, rather than histories of the extension, the term is also sometimes used to refer to their writings, which mostly appear in the form of biblical Judaism, the equivalent term Latter Prophets (Nevi'im Aharonim – נביאים אחרונים in Hebrew) is. He emphasizes, like the pre-exilic prophets, the importance. of a moral reform among the Israelites. Zechariah's way of recieving the word of God is very unique among the prophets. The word comes to him in the form of eight visions. These "colorful and strange" visions make up most of his book.


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National Emergency Library. Top Full text of "Peace in the thought of the pre-exilic literary prophets" See other formats. The purpose of this book is to argue that this is an extreme and untenable position and that, though much of the Old Testament was indeed edited in the exilic or post-exilic period, many of the underlying sources used go back to the pre-exilic period.

When critically analyzed these sources can shed much light on the pre-exilic period. The Post-Exilic Prophets; The Historical Writings: Overview The book is the least significant of all the prophetic writings both from a literary and a religious point of view.

The prophets of the post-exilic period are of particular interest because they indicate the various trends of thought that were taking shape during the centuries. The prophetic books of the Old Testament are of great theological, spiritual, and practical significance for millions of religious believers both past and present.

Professor and specialist in Israelite history and historiography Ehud Ben Zvi explains that the, “Prophetic books were written texts meant to be read, or more properly, to be re-read and studied. In the opening chapter Isaiah characterizes Israel (including Judah) as “a sinful nation” that has rebelled against God.

Although the people regularly bring offerings to him, their worship is hypocritical, an attempt to mask their oppression of the. Book Intros; The Exilic Prophets. By MBCLA Equipping Ministry on Novem This week’s look at the exilic prophets, Ezekiel and Daniel, gives us a good opportunity to consider our location in the broader context of the biblical story.

We have worked quickly through a large portion of salvation history in a very short amount of time. this little book we are taken back in time to the second year of Darius, and the first day of the sixth month of that year ().There had been a failure of crops in the land, and the prophet came to Zerubbabel and Joshua the priest with "the word of the Lord" {}, telling them that it was because the people had been building good houses for themselves, and neglecting to.

The pre-exilic prophets ministered before the destruction of Jerusalem by Babylon in B.C. which led the the exiling of the Israelites. They prophesied during a time of decline in the history of Israel and Judah. Most of the pre-exilic prophets voiced the central themes of sin-exile-restoration, but they are primary focused on the first.

Jonah: A prophet in northern Israel, Johan likely lived in 8th century BCE. The book of Jonah is different from the other prophetic books of the Bible. Typically, prophets issued warnings or gave instructions to the people of Israel. Instead, God told Jonah to evangelize in the city of Nineveh, home of Israel's cruelest enemy.

Joel Isaiah, micah, jeremiah, Habakkuk, Ezekiel, Zephaniah, Nahum presented to Judah the southern kingdom. (1st two groups= pre exilic) Ezekiel, Daniel, Obadiah presented to Captives in exile.

(exilic prophets) Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, presented to those who returned from captivity. (post exilic prophets.). The Pre-exilic Prophets: Names and Times The more zeros a date has the easier it is to remember, and, fortunately, for our purposes, and – b.c.

will do splendidly. Round about the first of these dates Solomon’s incompetent son, Rehoboam (1 Kings 12), succeeded in dividing his kingdom into two hostile parts: the larger “Israel. Paul speaks of a supernatural gift of prophecy, and even then, in we find: "The spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets; God is not a God of uproar but of peace." Such then is the nature of really supernatural prophecy, at least, such as it was known to St.

Paul. List five thoughts, feelings or questions the people of Judah may have had after Jerusalem fell.

Chart the Kings and Plot the Prophets ASSIGNMENT: 1 Make a chart showing the succession of Kings in Israel and Judah. 2 Plot these prophets on the chart in accordance with the chronological reference in their books. the nations mentioned are pre-exilic, not post-exilic.

the sins are similar to those enumerated by the 8 th century prophets (Amos, Hosea, Micah) e. no Aramaic words, idioms or expressions. a late date relating to Nebuchadnezzar II's invasion of Jerusalem.

seem to fit the fall of Jerusalem in b.c. The conscience of Israel; pre-exilic prophets and prophecy Hardcover – January 1, by Bruce Vawter (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Reviews: 1. “Books are finite, sexual encounters are finite, but the desire to read and to fuck is infinite; it surpasses our own deaths, our fears, our hopes for peace.” ― Roberto Bolano tags: death, fear, hope, peace, reading, sex.

Illustrations are taken from the history of pre-exilic Israel; however, the indissoluble unity of text and artefact is made clearer and more concrete through a detailed case study about the location of the house of Rahab as depicted in Joshua 2: 15.

one hand, Carol and Eric Meyers argue that these two prophetic books were originally a single book, edited by the same final redactor.

On the other hand, David Peterson suggests that Zechariah was a literary ‘response’ to the book of Haggai and therefore, Haggai and Zechariah were edited at different times by different redactors.

OT Former and Pre-Exilic Prophets Dr. Barbara Green, O.P., instructor (DSPT) Spring ; M, ThCDSP 3 units general description This course offers a survey of the former prophets (as the books of Samuel and Kings are called in the Jewish tradition) and of the latter or writing prophets (major and.

The ministry of the prophet Malachi likely occurred sometime in the period soon after Nehemiah’s departure but before his second visit (cf.

Neh. The post-exilic prophets faced a daunting task. Earlier prophets had foreseen a glorious restoration following the judgment of exile (cf. Amos14–15; Micah –7). Prophecy - Prophecy - Origins and development of Hebrew prophecy: The Hebrew word for prophet is naviʾ, usually considered to be a loanword from Akkadian nabū, nabāʾum, “to proclaim, mention, call, summon.” Also occurring in Hebrew are ḥoze and roʾe, both meaning “seer,” and neviʾa, “prophetess.” Though the origins of Israelite prophecy have been much discussed, the .Old Testament Books of the Pre-exilic Prophets is a study of the prophets preceding the Israelite Exile (Obadiah, Joel, Amos Hosea, Isaiah, Micah, Nahum, Zephaniah).

A consideration of the principles of interpretation of these prophetic writings will include a review of the historical background and critical questions concerning each of these.5. The prophets were messengers because they spoke "thus says the Lord".

6. Not all of the Old Testament prophets committed their words to writing. Elijah and Elisha were "non-literary prophets" not writing their message. 7. The prophets first communicated their messages orally, not in written form.