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The Prophets - Study Guide Part 1: Chapters 1-4 Summary & Analysis

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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 describing the type of man a prophet was and the things that defined him. He states that a prophet was someone who looked at things that would have seemed trivial to other people, but outraged him because of the sin that was taking place. Heschel describes how the prophets felt things much more strongly than others around them, making them hypersensitive to the things that would offend God. Heschel takes things that would have been looked upon...

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