Author: Ezekiel, a priest (1:1-3).
Date: Approximately the 590s-570s BC.
In Ten Words or Less: Though Israel is in exile, the nation will be restored.
Details: Ezekiel, an exiled Jew in Babylon, becomes God’s spokesman to fellow exiles. He shares unusual (even bizarre) visions with the people, reminding them of the sin that led to their captivity but also offering hope of national restoration.
From Know Your Bible, published by Barbour Publishing, Inc. Used by permission.