Book of Joel

1 November, 2016 J.K. McKee 0

reproduced from A Survey of the Tanach for the Practical Messianic Approximate date: 800s-600s B.C.E. (Right, some conservative-moderate); 600s-400s B.C.E. (some conservative moderate; Left) Time period: impending invasion of the Land of Israel by foreign enemies Author(s): Joel and/or a close associate (Right, conservative-moderate); Joel, writers and editors (Left) Location of prophet/author(s): Judah and Jerusalem (Right, some conservative-moderate); somewhere in the Land of Israel (some conservative-moderate, Left) Target audience and their location: Southern Kingdom Israelites Theological Summary: The name Joel, or Yo’el means “the LORD is God.” Little is known of Joel the man,[1] as virtually nothing is stated in […]