The Prophet: Deutscher’s Trotsky

Dickman, Mark
http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/02/24/the-prophet-deutschers-trotsky/

Publisher:  Counterpunch
Date Written:  24/02/2017
Year Published:  2017  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX20458

The Old Testament prophets belonged to a religious order devoted to the study of sacred texts, which they interpreted, and from which they proclaimed the obligations of the leaders of their nation to the people. From these scriptures they envisioned the coming of the Messiah, who would usher in an era of justice and goodwill toward men.