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The Beacon Lights of Prophecy: An Interpretation of Amos, Hosea, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Deutero-Isaiah

by Albert C. Knudson
Format
Book; Online; EBook
Published
New York : Methodist Book Concern, c1914.
Language
English
ISBN
0790511819 (microfiche)
Contents
  • Deutero-Isaiah, the Prophet of Universalism
  • Reasons for detaching Isaiah 40-66 from the rest of the book
  • Relation of Deutero- Isaiah to Isaiah
  • Authorship to Chapters 56-66
  • Deutero-isaiah's home and ministry
  • Conflicting views concerning his date and the theme of his book
  • Objections to a post-exilic date
  • His message almost exclusively one of hope
  • Restoration of the exiles and inauguration of a new era in the history of the world
  • Jehovah as sole diety, the eternal and transcendent Creator of Heaven and Earth
  • Jehovah as a God of Grace
  • Cyrus
  • Israel outside of the servant-passages
  • The Suffering servant
  • Deutero-Isaiah's universalism.
  • Ezekiel, the Prophet of Individualism : The Priestly element in Ezekiel's work and its significance
  • Relation of his teaching to that of Jeremiah
  • His life
  • Prophetic call
  • Absolute sovereignty of Jehovah
  • Exekiel's sternness
  • His commission
  • His visions
  • Was he a cataleptic?
  • His symbolic actions
  • Evidence that he had an active minstry and was not merely a writer
  • Analysis of the book
  • Ezekiel's message of doom as compared with that of the preceedingprophets
  • The Sins of israel
  • Message of Hope
  • Significance of chapters 38-39
  • Interpretation of chapters 40-48
  • Israel's future according to chapterss 34-37
  • Anticipations of Pauline teaching
  • Doctrine of individualism.
  • Jeremiah, the Prophet of Personal Piety : Teaching and influence of Jeremiah as compared with that of the proceeding prophets
  • His Prophetic call
  • Political background of his ministry
  • The Scythian invasion
  • Jeremiah's relation to the Deuteronomic reform
  • His experiences during the reign of Jehoiakim
  • Reign of Zedekiah and fall of Jerusalem
  • Origin and analysis of the book of Jeremiah
  • Jeremiah's message of doom
  • Moral and religious conditions during his time
  • His conception of human nature and of the need of a radical change of character
  • The Messiah and new covenant
  • Jeremiah's self- revelations
  • His suffering
  • His attitude toward God.
  • Isaiah, the Power of Faith : Reasons for isaiah's preeminence among the prophets
  • His home and family
  • The Historical background of his ministry
  • Interview with Ahaz
  • Scenes illustrating the prophet's opposition to rebellion against Assyria
  • Isaiah's attitude toward Assyria
  • Moral and religious condition of Judah
  • Points of resemblance between Isaiah and the two preceding prophets
  • Isaiah, a religious teacher, not a practical statesman
  • Inviolability of Jerusalem
  • Doctrine of the remnant
  • The Messianic prophecies
  • Interpretation of Isaiah 7:14-17.
  • Hosea, The Prophet of Love : The Importance of Hosea, like that of Amos, a modern discovery
  • Political conditions during his time
  • His home
  • His relation to the priesthood
  • The Story of his marriage and its interpretation
  • Relation of his marriage to his prophetic call
  • Teaching and structure of Chapters 1-3
  • Analysis of Chapters 4-14
  • The Prophet's message of doom and its significance
  • The Moral evils of his day
  • The Corrupt worship
  • Hosea's denunciation of foreign alliances
  • His antipathy to the monarchy
  • Israel's cardinal sin
  • Jehovah's love for Israel
  • The Prophet's message of hope.
  • Amos, The Prophet of moral law : His present distinction due to the work of modern critics
  • His home and its influence upon his mental development
  • Relation of his message of doom to Judah
  • His occupaton and its bearing on his intellectual life
  • Significance of his message of doom
  • The Impending ruin as described by Amos
  • The Popular trust in ceremonialism and Israel's election
  • Moral evils of the day
  • Righteousness, the one requirement of Jehovah
  • Amos 9:8-15 not the work of a later hand.
  • Prophecy as compared with divination
  • Fundamental difference between the prophet and diviner
  • Clairvoyant quality of the prophetic mind and possible reasons therefore
  • Comparison of Hebrew prophets with Greek philosophers
  • Function of prophet and priest contrasted
  • Differences between prophet and apocalyptist
  • The Eschatologicl element in the teaching of the literary prophets and its importance
  • The Prophets not merely preachers of repentance, but heralds of a new kingdom.
  • The History and Nature of Prophecy : Importance of Hebrew prophecy
  • The Rank and file of the prophetic order
  • The Prophetic bands in the time of Samuel
  • The Prophetic guilds in the time of Elijah
  • Deterioration of the prophetic order and rise of the false prophets
  • Preliterary prophets
  • Relation of Moses to prophecy
  • Samuel
  • Nathan, Gad, and Ahijah
  • Elijah
  • Elisha
  • Literary prophets
  • Cause of the rise of literary prophecy
  • Relation of the literary prophets to their predecessors and the political developments of their own time
  • Classification of the literary prophets
  • Nature of prophecy
  • The Hebrew terms for prophet and their relation to the idea of prediction.
Description
xii, 281 p. ; 20 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
Includes index.
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    a| Jeremiah, the Prophet of Personal Piety : Teaching and influence of Jeremiah as compared with that of the proceeding prophets -- His Prophetic call -- Political background of his ministry -- The Scythian invasion -- Jeremiah's relation to the Deuteronomic reform -- His experiences during the reign of Jehoiakim -- Reign of Zedekiah and fall of Jerusalem -- Origin and analysis of the book of Jeremiah -- Jeremiah's message of doom -- Moral and religious conditions during his time -- His conception of human nature and of the need of a radical change of character -- Message of hope -- The Messiah and new covenant -- Jeremiah's self- revelations -- His suffering -- His attitude toward God.
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    a| Prophecy as compared with divination -- Fundamental difference between the prophet and diviner -- Clairvoyant quality of the prophetic mind and possible reasons therefore -- Comparison of Hebrew prophets with Greek philosophers -- Function of prophet and priest contrasted -- Differences between prophet and apocalyptist -- The Eschatologicl element in the teaching of the literary prophets and its importance -- The Prophets not merely preachers of repentance, but heralds of a new kingdom.
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    a| The History and Nature of Prophecy : Importance of Hebrew prophecy -- The Rank and file of the prophetic order -- The Prophetic bands in the time of Samuel -- The Prophetic guilds in the time of Elijah -- Deterioration of the prophetic order and rise of the false prophets -- Preliterary prophets -- Relation of Moses to prophecy -- Samuel -- Nathan, Gad, and Ahijah -- Elijah -- Elisha -- Literary prophets -- Cause of the rise of literary prophecy -- Relation of the literary prophets to their predecessors and the political developments of their own time -- Classification of the literary prophets -- Nature of prophecy -- The Hebrew terms for prophet and their relation to the idea of prediction.
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