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The Prophets Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1: Chapters 9-11; Part 2: Chapter 1 Summary

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Part 1: Chapters 9-11; Part 2: Chapter 1 Summary and Analysis

Heschel takes a look at the history that caused a need for prophets. He discusses that there were few who were willing to openly speak out against things that were happening that were contrary to God's will and commandments. Heschel points out that Isaiah claims that the cause of all evil is man's misgivings in believing he can make himself sovereign and man's pride. This is not only absurd, but dangerous because of the unlimited cruelty that a man is capable of when he believes he is the final authority and sovereign. Isaiah also points out that God will bring all to humility and dishonor those who try to honor themselves, as well as bring honor and justice to those who are low and uncared for. Ultimately, Heschel points to the fact that the prophets have a...

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