Book of Amos

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an Old Testament book telling Amos's prophecies


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Chapter one surveys the book of Amos to sort out what Radine believes would have been its earliest layer.
Like the Akkadian prophecies, Egyptian material, and the Deir 'Alla inscription, the book of Amos is not linked to an historical prophet and from the beginning was a written product.
Freedman, "Confrontations in the Book of Amos," Princeton Seminary Bulletin XI:3 (1990) pp.
Giles, "The Poor and the Needy in the Book of Amos," Baptist Review of Theology/La Revue Baptiste de Theologie 1.
Wood in this context returns to the revision of the book of Amos, which approximately fifty years after the fall of Jerusalem resulted in a "scholarly edition" (p.
CEPAD founder Gustavo Parajon quoted the book of Amos and emphasized that there will only be peace in Nicaragua if there is justice.
Heschel's mention of his forthcoming book on the prophets reminded Merton that he had recently taught the Book of Amos to his novices.
17) on the use of the name `Jacob' in the book of Amos.
It could, however, be asked why any of the book of Amos should be ascribed to Bethel archives just because the text deals with Bethel (similar to the concern one could have with Ben Zvi's Jerusalem-localization discussed above).
13; Edom in the Book of Amos and beyond; rereading Amos 2.
Throughout the long centuries of Christian hegemony the book of Amos hardly featured in the Wirkungsgeschichte of biblical interpretation, apart from a brief contribution to both sides of the Arian controversy, but this century the book of Amos has flourished as a major and favourite biblical text for commentators, teachers of introductory Hebrew Bible and for liberation theologians.
The commentators (Bovati is at the Pontifical Biblical Institute and Meynet is at the Gregorian Pontifical University in Rome) set out a very clear treatment of the book of Amos in this commentary following three declared principles of biblical rhetoric: the biblical authors were not simply editors but were also authors (in the full sense of the word author), not only is the language of the Hebrew Bible Hebrew rhetoric and not Graeco-Latin rhetoric it is also biblical rhetoric, and the text as given (final form stuff) is what should be analyzed by the commentator.
of Lethbridge, Canada) integrates the new historical sensibility with a literary approach to present a more creative reading of the biblical book of Amos than either approach alone has managed.
Amos--The Prophet and His Oracles: Research on the Book of Amos.
Certainly this is a commendable effort to reassert a moral dignity and impact for the little book of Amos.