Session 4: The Priestly Story
Ezekiel; Zephaniah; Nahum; Habakkuk; Isaiah (40-66); Haggai; Zechariah; Obadiah; Jonah; Malachi; Joel
Session 4 Handout
Introduction to the Prophets, a new 4 week online study, begins October 26th. The study will follow the history of the people of Israel from the time Joshua crossed the Jordan River into Canaan, through the return from Exile in Babylon.
This overview study incorporates the books that the Hebrew bible identifies as the Former Prophets (Joshua, Judges, I & II Samuel, and I & II Kings) and the Latter Prophets (Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the twelve Minor Prophets).
Videos will be posted to the website each Monday, and there will be a ZOOM discussion the following Sunday at 5:00pm. The first video session will be available here on Monday, October 26, followed by the Zoom discussion session at 5:00 pm on Sunday, November 1.
To join the ZOOM discussion, or for additional questions, please email [email protected].Session 1: Joshua; Judges; I Samuel (1-7)
Session 1 Handout
Session 2: The David Story. Samuel, Kings, Amos, Isaiah
Session 2 Handout
Session 3: The Exile. II Kings (16 – 25), Isaiah (1 – 39), Hosea, Micah, and Jeremiah
Session 3 Handout
Session 4: The Priestly Story. Ezekiel; Zephaniah; Nahum; Habakkuk; Isaiah (40-66); Haggai; Zechariah; Obadiah; Jonah; Malachi; Joel
Session 4 Handout
Note – No one is expected to read all of this material. We will read some excerpts in the study. This outline is intended to give an idea of the books we’ll be discussing in each session.
Session 1: Introduction; Joshua; Judges; I Samuel (1-7)
Session 2: I Samuel (8-31); II Samuel; I Kings; II Kings (1-14); Amos; Isaiah (1-39)
Session 3: II Kings (15-25); Hosea; Micah; Jeremiah
Session 4: Ezekiel; Zephaniah; Nahum; Habakkuk; Isaiah (40-66); Haggai; Zechariah; Obadiah; Jonah; Malachi; Joel
How to Read the Jewish Bible (Marc Zvi Brettler, Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York – 2005)