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Encyclopedia > Joel (prophet)
The prophet Joel from Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling
The prophet Joel from Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling

Joel (Hebrew: יואל) was the second of the twelve minor prophets and the author of the Book of Joel. He was the son of Pethuel. His personal history is known only from his book. The name Joel means "The Lord Is God". On the Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar, his feast day is October 19. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Book of Joel is part of the Jewish Tanakh, and also the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2536x3415, 705 KB) Description: Title: de: Deckenfresko zur Schöpfungsgeschichte in der Sixtinischen Kapelle, Szene in Lünette: Der Prophet Joel Technique: de: Fresko Dimensions: Country of origin: de: Italien Current location (city): de: Rom Current location (gallery): de: Vatikan, Sixtinische... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2536x3415, 705 KB) Description: Title: de: Deckenfresko zur Schöpfungsgeschichte in der Sixtinischen Kapelle, Szene in Lünette: Der Prophet Joel Technique: de: Fresko Dimensions: Country of origin: de: Italien Current location (city): de: Rom Current location (gallery): de: Vatikan, Sixtinische... “Hebrew” redirects here. ... A minor prophet is a book in Minor Prophets section of the Hebrew Bible also known to Christians as the Old Testament. ... The Book of Joel is part of the Jewish Tanakh, and also the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. ... The Eastern Orthodox Church is a Christian body that views itself as: the historical continuation of the original Christian community established by Jesus Christ and the Twelve Apostles, having maintained unbroken the link between its clergy and the Apostles by means of Apostolic Succession. ... The Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar describes and dictates the rhythm of the life of the Eastern Orthodox Church. ...


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Joel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (287 words)
Joel (יוֹאֵל "Yahweh is El", usually interpreted as meaning Yahweh is God or Jehovah is God, Standard Hebrew Yoʾel, Tiberian Hebrew Yôʾēl) is the name of several people in the Bible.
Joel (Prophet) was the second of the twelve minor prophets and the author of the Book of Joel.
Joel Hodgson, creator of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Joel Robinson, his alter ego on the show.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Joel (1282 words)
Joel's discourses of the day of judgment, and of the abundance of grace which Jahweh in the fullness of time shall bestow from Sion form one of the most beautiful pages in the eschatology of the Prophets.
Consequently, Joel refers to a contemporary scourge, and in the rhetorical style of prophecy passes from this to the evils of the day of judgment.
It is, however, impossible for Joel to have been a contemporary of the Prophet Malachias, because of the manner in which the former looks upon the priests of his period as perfect leaders and mediators for the nation.
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