Teaching the Prophets –

Living as Prophets

 

by James McGinnis 

 

 

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Table of Contents

 

Teacher Pages

 

Teacher Overview and Process Suggestions

 

Who and What Is a Prophet?

 

What Is the Prophetic Message?

 

Prophets Today in My Life

 

How Can We Be Prophetic?

 

 

Student Pages

 

The Hebrew Prophets – Amos and Isaiah

 

Jeremiah Illustrates the Mission and Message of All God’s Prophets

 

“Maybe For Us, Today, in This Country”

 

True and False Prophets

 

Five Ways of Being a Prophet

 

“Me a Prophet?  No Way!”

 

                                                                                                    

Recent Applications of the Prophetic Word

 

“In the Face of Escalating Violence, Escalate Love” (October 7, 2001)

 

“Choice Grapes or Wild Grapes?”  (October 6, 2002)

 

“Holy Week and the Call to Peacemaking: Being Donkeys for Peace”

 

“When Silence Is Betrayal”  (April 4, 1967)

 

“Silent Witness for Peace at the White House” (April 2003)

 

 

Contemporary Prophets for Peace, for the Poor, and for the Earth

 

Prophetic Voices from the US - Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen , Dorothy Day, Martin Luther King, Jr.,

Cesar Chavez, The Catholic Bishops of Appalachia

 

Prophetic Voices outside the US - Archbishop Oscar Romero, Fr. Elias Chacour of Palestine,

Mairead Corrigan Maguire of Northern Ireland, Francis of Assisi, Archbishop Desmond Tutu

 

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