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10.10 bible - 10.10 The Earliest Prophetic Writings I. Rise...

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The Earliest Prophetic Writings I. Rise of Prophecy in Ancient Israel A. Prophetic Legends 1. Someone empowered by God to deliver his message to the people 2. Elijah and Elisha = “miracle workers” 3. Not people who were making distant prophecies of things that would happen later; spoke to their own context, time 4. Put in relation to kings of Israel 5. Types of prophets a. Prophetic schools – advisors to king (God’s Anointed One) b. Anti – school (Elijah and Elisha) speak words of judgment against king and his activities B. Prophetic Writings 1. Not members of prophetic guild; individuals whom God has called to give a particular message; their prophecies became written down at some point 2. “Writing Prophets” 3. Date to 8 th century BCE (Amos and Hosea were first – possibly earliest texts from ancient Israel) 4. Earliest authors whose names we know – either wrote the book themselves, or followers wrote the book based on what he’d said 5. Prophecies directed toward 8 th century context
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