Major Prophet

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Ma′jor Proph′et

any of a group of Old Testament prophets, including Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel. Compare Minor Prophet.
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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.
Said DignityUSA Executive Director Marianne Duddy-Burke: "John was really the first major prophet of the Catholic LGBT movement.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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).