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The Prophets Summary
Abraham Joshua Heschel

Everything you need to understand or teach The Prophets by Abraham Joshua Heschel.

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The Prophets Summary

Plot Summary

The Prophets by Abraham J. Heschel is a book written for both Jews and Christians. The author describes the prophetic era in the Old Testament Bible and also gives some details to many of the prophets themselves. In addition Heschel details the driving forces behind the prophets and the reasons why they were different from other followers of God.

Heschel begins his book by discussing the attributes that make a man a prophet. Heschel states that it is a man who feels extreme sensitivity to sin that some people may be indifferent to. The job of the prophet was to magnify the guilt and speak the words of the Lord of Heaven to his people. Heschel described the prophet as a lonely man who often was tormented over his duties to God and felt fiercely for the people whom he was speaking out against because of their evil...

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