* This book is written for both Jews and Christians.
* Heschel describes the prophetic era of the Old Testament and some of the prophets.
* Heschel also describes the driving force behind the prophets and the reasons why they were different from other men.
* Heschel describes the type of man the prophet was.
* The prophet was hypersensitive to sin and evil.
* This set them apart from others.
* Heschel then describes individual prophets from the Old Testament.
* The first prophet Heschel describes is Amos.
* Amos had strong compassion for God's people.
* His message begins with doom and destruction, but ends with hope.
* Heschel states that God is intolerant of sin, but is forgiving.
* The second prophet Heschel describes is Hosea.
* Hosea's marriage mirrored the relationship of God and Israel: Hosea's wife was unfaithful to him; Israel was unfaithful to God.
* The difference between Amos and Hosea was what...
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