Major Prophet


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Ma′jor Proph′et


n.
any of a group of Old Testament prophets, including Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel. Compare Minor Prophet.
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But Muslims are in a vastly different theological position since Jesus is a major prophet in Islam.
Said DignityUSA Executive Director Marianne Duddy-Burke: "John was really the first major prophet of the Catholic LGBT movement.
Sheik Ahmad is keen to tell Christians that Jesus is also considered a major prophet in the Muslim world and that both faiths should sit down together and celebrate what they have in common.
Here at Hull for example, we recognize West as the major prophet of critical systems thinking.
Meanwhile, Muslim leader Doctor Dalil Boubakeur said that, as Jesus was viewed in the Koran as a major prophet, the book is "strongly blasphemous to all Muslims".
Muslims regard Jesus as one of the major prophets of Islam.
Of the many shared themes in the three Major Prophets, religious scholars here attend to their treatment of various foreign nations.
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.
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?
Eliot (for instance) consciously played with some of the stylistic devices of the Psalms and the major prophets, as one version of bewilderingly pared-down simplicity, to which the word |classicism' (certainly as Ellis defines it) might validly be applied.
Because their writings were more extensive, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel are known as the Major Prophets.