2 edition of Some suggestions about Amos. found in the catalog.
Some suggestions about Amos.
William Stewart McCullough
Written in English
Reprint from Journal of Biblical Literature, v. 72, 1953, p. 247-254.
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Since much of the book is addressed to the northern kingdom, it is clear that the book was written prior to the Assyrian invasion and exile of BC. A date of about BC is probably a good working date for the book.1 B. Author According to his own testimony, Amos was not a prophet nor from a family of prophets (Amos ). Amos the Prophet The historical background At the start of what is a series looking at some of the prophets of Israel, it might be helpful to do a little history which gives us a feel of the background. When I recently visited Israel and went in suggestions 1. Were they aware of future events, and hence sought to explain them by looking File Size: KB.
Reading Amos as a Book Karl Möller, Reading Amos as a Book (Grove Biblical Series, 74; Cambridge: Grove Books, ) All too often the message of Amos is broken up and read in pieces – either devotionally, so that we know only the ‘purple passages,’ or academically, separating Amos’s original message from its later editing. Anyone want to make any suggestions/comments? -- MDeLong Looks Good Man. Make sure that you keep the prophet Amos, and the Book of Amos as seperate articles on Wiki though as they are two seperate things. --John Campbell , 15 Apr (UTC) Good article.
How disappointing Theology of the Book of Amos instead proved to be. Instead of focusing on,dare I wryly point to the obvious, the theology of Amos, Barton spends most of his work fixating on textual criticism questions, particularly issues regarding the validity of Amos's authorship, the integrity of the book, and its by: 1. Book of Amos - Bible Survey What are the Major Prophets and Minor Prophets? Why does Amos keep repeating “for three sins even for four” in chapters 1–2? What is the meaning of the symbolism in Amos? What was the significance of the horns of the altar (Amos )? What is a plumb line in the Bible?
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 W. McCullough, “Some Suggestions About Amos,” Journal of Biblical Literature, LXII (Decmember, ), p. It is quite possible that the material was originally collected in two books: “The Book of Words,” (Chaps.
), and “The Book of Visions” (Chaps. ),  John D. Watts, Studying the Book of Amos (Nashville. Trailer Studying the book of the prophet Amos is an excellent way to begin a study of the prophetic tradition of Israel.
It is a short book full of passion and anger whose subject matter is a protest Some suggestions about Amos. book the name of God against social injustice, complacency and hypocrisy. In a world increasingly characterised by. AMOS, BOOK OF The third in the series of the 12 minor prophets, though actually the earliest one.
Although the institution of prophecy was already ancient in the days of Amos, the book bearing his name represents the first written collection of a prophet's oracles, thus ushering in a new epoch in the literature of Israel [see prophecy (in the bible)].
Amos, the first Hebrew prophet to have a biblical book named for him. He accurately foretold the destruction of the northern kingdom of Israel (although he did not specify Assyria as the cause) and, as a prophet of doom, anticipated later Old Testament prophets.
The. The Book of Amos Amos was a sheepbreeder of Tekoa in Judah, who delivered his oracles in the Northern Kingdom during the prosperous reign of Jeroboam II (– B.C.).
He prophesied in Israel at the great cult center of Bethel, from which he was finally expelled by the priest in charge of this royal sanctuary (–17). The Book of Amos is the third of the Twelve Minor Prophets in the Tanakh/Old Testament and the second in the Greek Septuagint tradition.
Amos, an older contemporary of Hosea and Isaiah, was active c. BC during the reign of Jeroboam II (– BC), making Amos the first prophetic book of the Bible to be written. Amos lived in the kingdom of Judah but preached in the.
Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Amos: The Book of Amos, the third of the Twelve (Minor) Prophets, has been one of the most significant and influential books of the Bible from the time it was written (8th century bce) down to the 20th century.
Comprising only nine chapters of oracles, it was composed during the age of Jeroboam II, king of Israel from to bce. Preaching from Amos will afford the preacher with a challenging opportunity and a staggering responsibility to proclaim some old truths in relation to new situations.
The purpose of this brief article is to make suggestions concerning sermons which may be preached from the Book of Amos. No attempt is made to present a sermon or sermons. Add tags for "Amos and his age, together with some suggestions on the teaching of the Old Testament". Be the first. Several passages in the Book of Amos, especially in the last chapter, indicate that the Israelites will return from captivity and will be happy and prosperous in their own land.
Whether these passages are from Amos or were added to the original by persons who lived at a later time is a question concerning which there is some difference of opinion.
The book of Amos records God's assessment of ancient Israel's internal condition some forty years before she fell. The prophet was sent to warn the people and lead them to repentance, but they would not punishment for her spiritual and moral decay, Israel was invaded by Assyria in BC and crushed in a devastating war.
The surviving Israelites were taken into. Author: Amos identifies the author of the Book of Amos as the Prophet Amos. Date of Writing: The Book of Amos was likely written between and B.C. Purpose of Writing: Amos is a shepherd and a fruit picker from the Judean village of Tekoa when God calls him, even though he lacks an education or a priestly background.
Amos' mission is directed to. THE BOOK OF AMOS (Study led by Bro. Frank Shallieu in ) Amos The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king. A comprehensive database of book of amos quizzes online, test your knowledge with book of amos quiz questions.
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The book of Amos is a prophecy against the northern nation of Israel announcing pending judgement (Amos ) because the nation had abandoned God. In Amos the prophet tells us that God told him to prophesy to “My people.” Amos reveals that the nation was not interested in hearing from the Lord.
Amos 4 - NIV: Hear this word, you cows of Bashan on Mount Samaria, you women who oppress the poor and crush the needy and say to your husbands, “Bring us some drinks!” The Sovereign LORD has sworn by his holiness: “The time will surely come when you will be tak. THE BOOK OF AMOS. Amos was a sheepbreeder of Tekoa in Judah, who delivered his oracles in the Northern Kingdom during the prosperous reign of Jeroboam II (– B.C.).
He prophesied in Israel at the great cult center of Bethel, from which he was finally expelled by the priest in charge of this royal sanctuary (–17). The poetry of Amos. A classic example: the program this book discusses is SPSS AMOS.
In at least one place in the book it is referred to as "AMDS". So, while the content of the actual book may be great, the poor editing and proofreading of the Kindle edition, combined with the lack of page numbers, make the Kindle edition difficult to use for serious academic work/5(41).
Some suggestions are less than convincing. The greatest degree of speculation is exemplified in relationship to As is the case in any historical reconstruction, possible scenarios--with their varying levels of supportive arguments--can be less than probable.
The Book of Amos in Resurgent Judah is a welcome addition to Amos studies. A discussion of the structure of –17 is broadened to a discussion of the literary structure of the book as a whole.
Not surprisingly, this is the least conclusive chapter of the book. 6 tackles ‘Social and Religious Critique’ in the book of Amos, briefly analysing texts which focus on.
The Book of Amos is relevant to this day! Amos is the most noted line of the prophet, quoted in Church liturgies, and by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. in his Letter from a Birmingham Jail on Apand I Have A Dream speech from the Washington Mall on Aug "But let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like.Summary: Questions to ask at Bible studies that get people thinking and talking: These questions for Bible studies are all you need, along with your Bible, for great Bible studies.
They work regardless of the book of the Bible you are studying. These suggestions are adapted from my book How to Lead a Christ-Centered Small Group. The book of Amos records God's assessment of ancient Israel's internal condition some forty years before she fell.
The prophet was sent to warn the people and lead them to repentance, but they would not change. As punishment for her spiritual and moral decay, Israel was invaded by Assyria in BC and crushed in a devastating war.