Preface Part I. Reading Amos 1. What Kind of Book is Amos? Genre and Style 2. The Shape of the Book of Amos 3. The Aim of the Book of Amos 4. The Ethical Ideas of the Book of Amos 5. The Theology of the Book of Amos Part II. Writing Amos 6. The Context of the Making of the Book of Amos 7. The Making of the Book of Amos Part III. Amos Read 8. The Reception and Influence of the Book of Amos Index
Introduces readers to all the key theological themes and historical issues surrounding the prophet Amos with particular focus on issue of social justice.
Walter Houston is Fellow Emeritus at Mansfield College, University of Oxford, UK.
A successful introduction to Amos. * Zeitschrift fur die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (Bloomsbury Translation) *