Minor Prophet

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Mi′nor Proph′et


n.
any of a group of Old Testament prophets including Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. Compare Major Prophet.
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Four essays in part 2 deal with historiographical concerns in Deutero-Isaiah (Danielle Duperreault), Jeremiah (Mark Leuchter), Ezekiel (Brian Peterson), and the Book of the Twelve (Grace Ko), while two deal with historiography in Daniel (Ralph J.
Our focus is the Book of the Twelve, and within it, the rereading made of Joel and Jonah.
Keywords: Rereading, Intertextuality, Mercifulness, Book of the Twelve, Exodus, Joel, Jonah.
Timmer explores the literary theme of the non-Israelite in the Hebrew Bible's Book of the Twelve.
As the final prophetic writing of the Book of the Twelve, Malachi's voice, by virtue of canonical placement, gets the last word.
The Book of the Twelve Apostles, a guide to the Christian life, includes advice on everything from bathing to the ways by which one should approach death.
First, he clarifies that while he affirms the place of the book of Hosea in the Book of the Twelve, he also recognizes its independence as a distinct unit within that corpus.
Three of the essays are concerned with fundamental issues: recent tendencies in research; the nature of Old Testament prophecy; Amos and Hosea as evidence for the beginnings of the Book of the Twelve.
He looks at Zion in Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, the Book of the Twelve, and the remaining books of the Old Testament.
The evidence for such a claim is restricted to the number of four original books of Former Prophets plus Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the book of the Twelve, the so-called minor prophets.
However, he suggests that it links his third oracle with the Pentateuch and the former and latter prophets; and when taken together with the epilogue to Hosea links the Book of the Twelve to the canonical writings.
Other topics include rewritten scriptures as a clue to scribal traditions in the Second Temple period, the reuse of prophecy in the book of the twelve minor prophets, Philo's interpretation of the burning bush between rewritten Bible and allegorical commentary, Josephus' rewritten Bible as a non-apologetic work, and genesis and the mythical anthropology in the Writing without Title on the Origin of the World from Nag Hammadi (NHCII,5).