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Fondements du message social des prophètes

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The social message of the prophets was often studied in the context of research on the Old Testament, all the prophets, a group of them, especially those in 8th and 7th century or prophet in particular. The first "prophets writers" and one of the greatest champions of justice, is the most studied from this point of view. Parmi les études sur le message social des prophètes, plusieurs traitent de la question de ses fondements Among the studies on the social message of the prophets, many deal with the issue of its foundations. This chapter introduces two different conceptions of the role of the prophets in the history of biblical religion and represents two periods in the study of these characters. According to the first group, the prophets denounced injustice in the name of divine inspiration they were the beneficiaries. According to another group of opinions, on the contrary, prophets denounce injustice in the name of traditions of Israel and Judah, in which they are rooted and fall.

Keywords: Old Testament; social message; prophets; biblical religion; Israel; Judah



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