Israel’s Interest In The Mind of the Prophets

by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon It is easy to detect, over the course of biblical history, significant changes in Israel’s interest in the prophets. The most significant change, I suppose, comes with the emergence of literary prophecy in the eighth century. In the previous century Israel’s interest in the prophets was especially expressed in narrative […]

Prophet Jonah

The Prophet Jonah lived in the 8th century b.c. Jonah lived more than eight hundred years before Christ. It is said that he was that son of the widow of Zarephath in Sidon whom the Prophet Elias had raised from the dead. By his three-day sojourn in the belly of the whale, he prefigured the […]