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The Prophets Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2: Chapter 14-17 Summary

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Part 2: Chapter 14-17 Summary and Analysis

When discussing the events and experiences surrounding the prophets, Heschel begins by talking about the certainty of being inspired by God as each prophet claimed to be and was willing to prove by calling on God. Heschel quotes prophets such as Moses when he is talking in Numbers about the fact that he is willing to prove that he is speaking the words of God and not out of his own mind. Heschel discusses the age in which the prophets lived and how that would have affected them. Heschel poses the question that if it really were simply in a person's mind and the prophets were not chosen by God, then why were there no prophets from any land other than Israel's? Heschel quotes other prophets and the words that they used and compares them to "false prophets" who were disproved...

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