The Theology of the Book of Amos Paperback

by John Barton;

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The Theology of the Book of Amos

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In modern times Amos has come to be considered one of the most important prophets, mainly for his uncompromising message about social justice. This book provides a detailed exploration of this theme and other important elements of the theology underlying the book of Amos. It also includes chapters on the text itself, providing a critical assessment of how the book came to be, the original message of Amos and his circle, which parts of the book may have been added by later scribes, and the finished form of the book. The author also considers the book's reception in ancient and modern times by interpreters as varied as rabbis, the Church Fathers, the Reformers and liberation theologians. Throughout, the focus is on how to read the book of Amos holistically to understand the organic development of the prophet's message through the many stages of the book's development and interpretation.

The Theology of the Book of Amos by John Barton was published by Cambridge University Press in April 2012 and is our 41875th best seller. The ISBN for The Theology of the Book of Amos is 9780521671750.

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Details for The Theology of the Book of Amos

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (April 2012)
Number of Pages215
Thickness12 mm
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
Product Code4024937
Page last updated 22nd September 2017
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