Jewish Scriptures Revision - A01

My notes on the different topics for Jewish Scriptures A2: Reward and Punishment, Social injustice, The Book of Ruth and the Messianic Age. 

There are hardly any notes on Get Revising on Jewish Scriptures, so I hope this helps those who study this course! :) 

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Jewish Scriptures A2 A01 information.
Book Background info

Social Injustice Hosea Hosea is the first of the twelve `minor'
prophets, and is believed to be the
greatest of the minor prophets
Hosea prophesied to the Northern
During this period, Israel was very
troubled, the period ended with their

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Judah: Uzziah, Yotham, Achaz and
This therefore suggests that Isaiah lived
and prophesied approx. 660560 BCE.

Reward and Punishment Jeremiah Jeremiah has been labeled the prophet
Chapter 7 of doom due to the moroseness of the
majority of his prophecies.
He lived during the last generation of
the First…

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It contains 150 pslams whose authorship
spans the entire Biblical period.
In Jewish Orthodox tradition the
majority of the psalms were written by
King David.
Similarily to the book of Ezekiel, the final
editing o the book of Psalms is believed
to have been complteted by the Men of

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instruction that, at some point in the
future, Israel was to appoint a king.
The word Messiah comes from the verb
`to annoint'
The coming of the Messiah represents
the restoration of the Jewish monarchy.
The main biblical reference to
messianism are found in the Later
Messianic prohecies are…

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judge Ivtzan, by following the
chronology of the Tenach. Midrash
Seder Olam dates Ivtzan becoming judge
in 968 BCE.
Others disagree with this date, however
all agree that the story of Ruth took
place during the midtenth century BCE.
In 890 BCE Samuel took leadership of
the people. This means…


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