Its major prophets
were the Anglican church, the dissident low-church Evangelical and high-church Oxford Movements, the hortatory writings of Thomas Carlyle and the muscular Christianity of Thomas Arnold, headmaster of Rugby school and father of the poet Matthew Arnold.
He is expected to return at some point, along with Jesus, who is one of the major prophets
in Islam, to bring peace and justice to the world.
232), Uri Rubin's "Prophets and Prophethood" takes a similar tone, introducing the major prophets
as they appear in the Qur'an, and describing them, their attributes, their aims, their miracles and signs, and polemics.
How can aspiring artists understand Renaissance art--Michelangelo's "David" or Raphael's Virgin Mary--without knowing the major prophets
, saints, and martyrs?
While the commentators on the major prophets
and the other works do not provide extensive philological or text-critical remarks, the editors did provide them much more space than one would expect in such a commentary series, and the scholars who wrote on these prophets are well-known figures who have published extensively on these books before: Tucker (First Isaiah), Seitz (Second and Third Isaiah), Miller (Jeremi ah), and Dan (Ezekiel).