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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Maybe it takes a truly minor prophet to appreciate that big things come in small packages.
(The code name is a misspelling of Habakkuk, a minor prophet in the Old Testament.)
James Bernard Frost (author); A VERY MINOR PROPHET; Hawthorne Books (Fiction: Literary) 19.95 ISBN: 9780983304982
London, Dec.10 (ANI): A devout Christian couple were cleared of insulting a Muslim guest at their hotel after a judge heard that she had claimed Jesus was a "minor prophet" and the Bible was untrue.
The Vogelenzangs said Mrs Tazi called Jesus Christ a minor prophet and the Bible untrue.
Sharon, 54, admitted suggesting the hijab was a form of bondage but said Mrs Tazi insulted Jesus by calling him a minor prophet.
In Kuwait, a top Shiite Muslim cleric Ayatollah Mohammad Baqer al-Mohri, urged his government to allow screenings of the film, claiming it exposed the role of Jews in killing Jesus, who is a minor prophet according to Islamic beliefs.
There are just three chapters in the "Minor Prophet" book of Nahum.
Their topics include criteria and periodization in dating biblical texts to parts of the Persian period, Jeremiah's relations with the Minor Prophets: a window into the formation of the Book of the Twelve, dating Zechariah 1-8: the evidence in favor of and against understanding Zechariah 3 and 4 as sixth-century texts, how to identify a Persian period text in the Pentateuch, the Aaronic blessing in Numbers 6: its intention and place in the concept of the Pentateuch, and dating Esther: historicity and the provenance of Masoretic Esther.
The prophets are the books of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the twelve minor prophets. The Jews strictly adhere to the law and the prophets and consider both as the perfect expression of God's self-disclosure to Israel.
"The Quest for Wisdom" by Patti Hanni provides discerning interpretations of several Books of the Old Testament of the Holy Bible which contain the stories of some of the minor prophets. These Books include Ecclesiastes, Hosea, Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, Nahum, and Haggai.
The three volumes cover in turn Genesis to Kings, Psalms to Chronicles, and Isaiah through the 12 minor prophets. The index of Biblical passages, which is repeated in each volume, identifies the Qumran text where the passage can be found.