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Prophetic Timeline

This timeline was developed to aid in teaching the Biblical Studies course "Prophets"

 

Date Literary Figure Comment
       
pre 1500BC   (Patriarchs)  
13th cent trads of Exodus Moses Exodus
  trads of Wilderness    
  trads of Settlement (Joshua) Settlement
c.1200 trads of Judges Deborah Anarchy
c.1020 trads of Samuel (Saul) Monarchy
      Samuel
c.1000-961 J Tradition (David) Golden age
  Psalms used in Temple Nathan  
       
  Stories of David    
961-922 Proverbial Wisdom (Solomon)  

922

  (Rehoboam Sth) Divided Kingdom
    (Jeroboam Nth)  
    Ahijah(Nth) Jeroboam's Idolatry
    Man of God (1K13),  
  E Traditions begin    

869

  (Ahab Nth) Jezebel
    Elijah  
    Elisha  
    Micaiah ben Imlah  
    Joel(?)  

783

  (Uzziah Sth)  
c.746   Amos(Nth)  
    Jonah(?) (book later? 2K14)

742

  Isaiah of Jerusalem c.742-685
       

740

  Hosea(Nth) c.740-725

725

  Micah(Sth)  

722

E comes south. Fall of Nth  

715

JE merger (Hezekiah) Revival

687

Law Book (Manasseh) Apostasy
  Isaiah Collected    
c.630   Zephaniah  

621

Law Book Found (Josiah) Revival

626

  Jeremiah c.626-580

620

  Nahum  

605

  Habakkuk  

597

  Ezekiel Fall Jerusalem

586

{DHist   Fall Jerusalem

582

{Deuteronomy   Murder Gedaliah
c.550   Daniel(?)  

539

  (Cyrus) Takes Babylon
    2nd Isaiah  

538

    Return of Jews

520

P Traditions Haggai Building temple
    Zechariah  
    Trito Isaiah  
c.430   Malachi  
    Obadiah(?)  
c.300   Jonah(?)  
    Joel(?)  
    2nd Zechariah  

167

Daniel Published    
       
       
c.30AD   John Baptist Messiah
c.40AD   Agabus Acts 11&21
c.58AD   Daughters of Phillip Acts 21
  1. 100 - 200 AD Prophecy dies out before growing hierarchy in the Church
  2. Roving Prophets/bands of prophets are give a good welcome as long as they didn't outstay welcome according to the Didache.
  3. Throughout the OT there were bands of prophets - "sons of the prophets"