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Book: The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes

Chapter: 12. Is There a "Book of the Twelve" or Are There Twelve Booklets of Minor Prophets?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44895


After Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel comes a fourth prophetic book, the Minor Prophets (Hosea to Malachi). Should these twelve booklets be read separately, or do they reflect a reading of Israel’s past as sin, punishment and restoration? Are both options applicable?

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