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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
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
It contains 150 pslams whose authorship
spans the entire Biblical period.
In Jewish Orthodox tradition the
majority of the psalms were written by
Similarily to the book of Ezekiel, the final
editing o the book of Psalms is believed
to have been complteted by the Men of
instruction that, at some point in the
future, Israel was to appoint a king.
The word Messiah comes from the verb
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…
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…