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The prophets of the Old Testament

Alexander Reid Gordon

The prophets of the Old Testament

by Alexander Reid Gordon

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Prophets -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Prophets

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alex. R. Gordon.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 76570, Canadian library of religious literature
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination4 microfiches (193 fr.)
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17504355M
    ISBN 100665765703

    The Old Testament Books can be divided in four categories: The Books of the Law (a.k.a. Pentateuch or Torah): Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy - written by Moses, which describe from the Creation to the end of the time the Jewish people spent in the wilderness.. The Historical Books: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, First Samuel, Second Samuel, First . There is a collection of five Old Testament books that are commonly designated as the “Major Prophets.” This appellation is not intended to suggest a superior character; rather, these documents are major in size, compared to the twelve books of the “Minor Prophets.”.

    Stevens teaches biblical studies at Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Although this book is a loose sequel to her previous book, Theological Themes of the Old Testament, it can be read as a standalone book (p. x), as it is in this book is aimed at laypeople (church groups, college classrooms, seminary courses; p. Start studying Books of the Old Testament/ The Prophets. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

    is a collection of books that follow the Old Testament Pentateuch. They tell the story of how the Jewish nation was formed and give information about famous kings, judges, and prophets from Hebrew history.   The Minor Prophets is a collection of twelve Old Testament books, known simply as “the Twelve” or “the Book of the Twelve” in the Hebrew Bible. The title “minor” refers to length, not significance. Roughly in chronological order, each of these short books gives a glimpse into the spiritual landscape and history of Israel.


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The prophets of the Old Testament by Alexander Reid Gordon Download PDF EPUB FB2

When Christian scholars refer to the prophetic books of the Bible, they are talking primarily about the Old Testament Scriptures written by the prophets. The prophetic books are divided into categories of major and minor prophets.

These labels do not refer to the importance of the prophets, but rather, to the length of the books authored by them. The books of the major prophets are long, while the books of the minor prophets. The Twelve, also called The Twelve Prophets, or The Minor Prophets, book of the Hebrew Bible that contains the books of 12 minor prophets: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.

In most other versions of the Old Testament, each of these 12 is treated as a separate book (e.g. The Old Testament Prophets: An Outline This survey of the prophets gives the history and background to each book as well as an extensive paragraph outline for understanding each section.

For a print or electronic version of this resource, it may be purchased here on Amazon. See below for scriptures and Bible history of the Old Testament Prophets. Ancient Prophets The ancient prophets started with Adam, the first man, and ended with Melchizedek, the King of Salem.

The ancient prophets are described in the book of Genesis. The ancient prophets are Adam, Seth, Enos, Enoch, Methuselah, Noah, Shem, Eber, and Melchizedek. The Prophets The history of the rise and fall of the Hebrew nation are found in the history books (Genesis-Esther).

The prophets appeared during the days of the fall of the Hebrew nation. At the moment of the apostasy of the 10 tribes at the close of Solomon's reign and Israel's golden age the ministry of the prophets began. The first division of the Old Testament was known as the Law with the second being called the Former Prophets, but these included four books which have already been outlined—Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings.

This list details all the major and minor Old Testament prophets, though not necessarily in perfect chronological order. Some prophets overlap, lived in different areas, or the chronology cannot be estimated with any accuracy.

The list is roughly : Krista Cook. Through this guide, you will get a clear picture of Israel's history, as well as sharper understanding of Old Testament prophets and prophetic literature. An Introduction to the Old Testament Prophetic Books, Updated Edition () by C.

Hassell BullockPages: The Book of Habakkuk, also called The Prophecy Of Habacuc, the eighth of 12 Old Testament books that bear the names of the Minor Prophets. The book betrays the influence of liturgical forms, suggesting that either Habakkuk was a cult prophet or that those responsible for the final form of the book were cult personnel.

Read More on This Topic. Answers for OLD TESTAMENT BOOK, THE FIRST OF THE MAJOR PROPHETS crossword clue. Search for crossword clues found in the NY Times, Daily Celebrity, Daily Mirror, Telegraph and major publications.

The Message of the Prophets: A Survey of the Prophetic and Apocalyptic Books of the Old Testament by J. Daniel Hays and Tremper Longman III | out of 5 stars Summary of the Old Testament Books - Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuel, Kings, Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah.

Prophecy of its utter destruction. Jonah-- Jonah proclaims a coming judgment upon Nineveh's people, but they repented, and judgment was spared. Micah-- Description of the complete moral decay in all levels of Israel. God will judge but will forgive and restore.

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. From the seventh century B.C., or the era that preceded the Babylonian captivity, we have the prophecies of Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk, and Jeremiah.

Of these four, the Book of Jeremiah, who in many respects is regarded as the greatest of the Old Testament prophets, is not only the longest but also the most important.

The prophets in the Hebrew Bible are divided into two groups, the "Earlier Prophets" and the "Later Prophets". In the Hebrew Bible, the Books of Joshua, Judges, Samuel and Kings are called "The Early Prophets".

It is in these books that we find. Isaiah The prophet Isaiah is one of the major prophets of the Old Testament. He is called a major prophet because he wrote a very large book. The minor prophets did not write long books. When Isaiah prophesied, the nation of Judah was not obeying God as they should.

He prophesied during the reigns of. The Prophetic Books of the Old Testament are books that were compiled by prophets (or his hearers) that addressed Israel's abandonment of God and called the people to return to him. They range from long books (known as the Major Prophets)such as the Book of Isaiah and the Book of Jeremiah to shorter books (known as Minor Prophets) such as the books of Hosea, Joel, and Jonah.

Prophets. Genre of Old Testament Books. As you can see from the four columns above, each of the 39 books can be categorized into one genre or literary type. Books of the Law.

The author of the first five Old Testament books is believed to be Moses. These books narrate the origins of universe, the earth and mankind as well as the birth of the nation of. (The books of the New Testament were written over a single generation, and they were mostly written in Greek.) The word testament, when referring to the Old Testament, means covenant.

The old covenant is the Law of Moses. (The new covenant is the gospel of Jesus Christ.) For Mormons, the title “Old Testament” is a misnomer, because they.

The Message of the Prophets provides the reader with a clear understanding of God’s word in the Old Testament. Whether someone is a new believer or has been for a while, this will create a desire for the Old Testament like never before. There is a vast amount of useful information to help the reader interpret the different literary types/5(50).These final twelve books of the Old Testament are usually referred to in the English-speaking Christian tradition as the Minor Prophets.

In Hebrew tradition these books are contained in a single scroll called “The Book of the Twelve.” It forms a kind of anthology with a progression of thought and coherence of theme. Here you can find quick, 3-minute guides to every book of the Old Testament.

They’re listed in the order they show up in Protestant Bibles. Just click any book’s name, and get a high-level idea of what it’s about. But don’t ever stop at these guides. You’ll miss the best part: reading through the books [ ].