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.
Though Theodore seems to have commented on most of the Christian Bible, and fragments from many of his commentaries have been preserved in the catenae, only his Commentary on the Minor Prophets
has survived completely in the original Greek.
Readers are invited to add to the list: THE MONTHS, THE DISCIPLES, THE APOSTLES, THE CAESARS (of Suetonius), THE TITANS, THE TRIBES OF ISRAEL, THE LABORS OF HERCULES, THE MAJOR OLYMPIAN DEITIES, THE MINOR PROPHETS
, THE SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC, THE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE, THE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS, THE ATTRIBUTES OF A BOY SCOUT, etc.
Outside of the fact that Habakkuk, together with Nahum and Zephaniah, are the last pre-exilic minor prophets
, there is almost nothing known about him except for a reference in the Talmud that he narrowed the Torah down to one mitzvah: Israel lives by its faith in God (Makkot 24a).
An Interpretation of the Twelve Minor Prophets
of the Hebrew Bible, by Sean P.
Goldingay and Scalise introduce the last six minor prophets
of the Hebrew Bible, from Nahum to Malachi, in accessible and often vivid style.
I had time to go back and reread much of the stunningly large amount of ambiguity-free prose that is the Berrig-an opus, from the early books such as Night Flight to Hanoi, No Bars to Manhood and False Gods, Real Men, to the later ones: Minor Prophets
, Major Themes and To Dwell in Peace, his autobiography.
If you've already visited, come back to see scroll fragments from Deuteronomy, Isaiah, Isaiah Commentary, War Scroll, Communal Ceremony, Papyrus Bar Kokhba 46, Minor Prophets
in Greek, and a new Psalms fragment.
(2.) Three of the sources that inform our study of the biblical text are Alice Ogden Bellis, Many Voices: Multicultural Responses to the Minor Prophets
(New York: University Press of America, 1995), 39-46; Carol J.