Tag: 7th BCE
Ahiqar: Betrayal & Wisdom [Exploring Extra-Biblical Literature]
The text of Ahiqar is one of the most ancient surviving texts of the middle eastern region. It is an extra biblical story normally placed in the category of Old Testament Pseudepigraphal works. Ahiqar was […]
Zephaniah: Purification through Judgment [Examining Biblical Literature]
The book of Zephaniah was compiled in the late 7th century BCE and is the last prophetic writing before the Babylonian exile becomes the main prophetic focus. There seems to be an interesting development occurring […]
Nahum: Prophet of Revenge [Examining Biblical Literature]
There are evil people in this world. Evil cities, nations, and empires dedicated to oppressing others for their interests. Will God address these evils?
Joel: Prophet of the Creator [Examining Biblical Literature]
If our god is the Creator then why does his people suffer? What happens to those who have made us suffer so much? How will God overcome all this evil in us and the world?