Book of Nahum

7 November, 2016 J.K. McKee 0

reproduced from A Survey of the Tanach for the Practical Messianic Approximate date: mid 600s B.C.E. (Right, conservative-moderate, some Left); 400s-200s B.C.E. (some Left) Time period: the impending fall of Nineveh at the hands of Babylon Author(s): Nahum (Right, some conservative-moderate); Nahum and/or anonymous other(s) (some conservative moderate); Nahum and anonymous redactors (Left) Location of prophet/author(s): somewhere in Judah (Right, conservative-moderate, Left) Target audience and their location: Southern Kingdom Israelites and Ninevites Theological Summary: The Book of Nahum (Heb. Nachum) is a text containing this prophet’s vision (1:1), and primarily concerns the fall of Nineveh which occurred in 612 B.C.E. […]