The exiles return, but only to disappointment and frustration. The post-exilic prophets, Haggai, Zechariah, Third Isaiah and Malachi, call them to repentance and renewed obedience.
The sacrifical code and rituals of purity.
Addressed mainly to Jewish Christians, these books point to a new way of faithfulness as disciples of Jesus.
The struggle for faithfulness under the domination of foreign powers.
A vision of the culmination of all things.
A deep meditation on the meaning of Jesus.