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What special abilities were the prophets thought to have?

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Asked by narendra sharma, 03 Sep '12 09:36 pm
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The Prophets were thought to have skills to rebuild the Temples
Answered by Quest, 03 Sep '12 09:50 pm

 
  
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The Prophets were thought to have skills to rebuild the Temples.
Answered by iqbal seth, 05 Sep '12 08:20 am

 
  
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The early prophets are sometimes called "seers." Some of them, especially Elijah and Elisha, were miracle-workers. In this early prophetic period (up to the eighth century BCE), there were groups or schools of prophets who would gather together and train themselves in the prophetic experience (I Sam. 10:5, 10). These preclassical prophets fearlessly rebuked the ruler, especially for moral wrongdoing such as adultery and murder in the case of David and Bathsheba (II Sam. 12) and unjust confiscation and murder in the case of Naboth's vineyard (I Kings 21).

The first of the literary prophets was Amos and the last, Malachi. Thus, the period of classical prophecy lasted for about 300 years (mid-eighth to mid-fifth centuries BCE) and spanned the crucial periods of the rise of three great empires, Assyria, Babylonia, and Persia, as well as pivotal events in the life of the nation---the destruction of the Northern Kingdom by Assyria (722 BCE), the destruction of the Southern Kingdom and the ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 03 Sep '12 09:44 pm

 
  
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