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ENGC17H3 (16)
Lecture

The Prophets Part II

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Department
English
Course
ENGC17H3
Professor
Judy Pocock
Semester
Winter

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AmosMainly the prophets role here is to warn of doomSelected verses look at pptI was no prophet neither was I a prophets son but I was an herdsmanEmphasis that the day of Yahweh is not a day that should be rejoiced but rather fearedBiggest sin is the exploitation of the poorBut let judgement justice run down as waters and righteousness as a night streamPoor are really importantProphets become spokesmen for the oppressedWheat should be left in the field not wiped clean for profitExamples of curses and doomIsaiah of JerusalemAssigned prophet but there appears to be 3 writers 3 diff IsaiahsBook of Isaiah Collection of prophecies by at least 3 diff prophets from 3 diff periods 700s400 BCECh 139Isaiah of Jerusalem prophet to Davidic kings advice warnings condemnations of exploration of poor and prophecies of future days of judgement and punishment as well as the peaceable kingdom and a Davidic King who would restore Davids kingdom and vendicate ppleProphets success d
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