Includes bibliographical references (p. 170)
|Series||Old Testament message -- 7|
|LC Classifications||BS1151.2 O4 v.7|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||169 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||169|
|ISBN 10||0894532421, 0707111717|
Get this from a library! Amos, Hosea, Micah: with an introduction to classical prophecy. [Bruce Vawter]. Three classical prophets: Amos, Hosea and Micah; and it would be presumptuous to claim that a satisfying solution to all the intricate problems posed by classical Israelite prophecy could be given here. Nevertheless, by way of introduction to a review of recent research on the books of Amos, Hosea and Micah, a few remarks are appropriate on Cited by: 2. D. His ministry also went beyond the fall of Samaria. The book seems to collect messages from throughout his ministry. VI. HISTORICAL SETTING A. Micah is an eighth century prophet who ministered in the southern kingdom (Judah) along with his contemporary, Isaiah. B. It was a time of prosperity and military expansion (see Introduction to Amos). Introduction to the Book of Amos The Book of Amos was written between c and cBC before the fall of the northern kingdom of Israel in BC. Amos denounces the injustices evident in contemporary society and warns that God will punish the nation .
Amos is commonly grouped with Hosea, Micah, and Isaiah – the foursome who most epitomize the so-called “golden age” of Old Testament classical prophecy. They are stylistically distinct from the earliest of the “writing prophets” (Obadiah, Joel, Jonah). In the Hebrew Bible and Christian Old Testament, Amos (Hebrew: עָמוֹס – ʿĀmōs) was one of the Twelve Minor older contemporary of Hosea and Isaiah, Amos was active c. – BCE during the rule of kings Jeroboam II and Uzziah. He was from the southern Kingdom of Judah but preached in the northern Kingdom of wrote at a time of relative peace and. 1 Yvonne Sherwood, The Prostitute and the Prophet: Hosea’s Marriage in Literary-Theoretical Perspective (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, ), 2 Bruce Vawter, Amos, Hosea, Micah: with an introduction to classical prophecy (Wilmington: Michael Glazier, ), Isaiah, prophet after whom the biblical Book of Isaiah is named, a significant contributor to Jewish and Christian traditions. His call to prophecy in about BCE coincided with the beginnings of the westward expansion of the Assyrian empire, which Isaiah proclaimed to be a warning from God to godless people.
Amos, Hosea, and Micah. Epworth Preacher's Commentaries. Vawter, Bruce. Amos, Hosea, Micah: With an Introduction to Classical Prophecy. Hosea: A Commentary on the Book of the Prophet Hosea. D. Amos' encounter with Amaziah, the ruling priest at Bethel under the authority of Jeroboam II, also dates this book (cf. Amos ). VI. HISTORICAL SETTING. A. The parallel biblical material is found in. 1. 2 Kgs. 2. 2 Chr. 3. Hosea. 4. Isaiah. 5. Micah. B. The simplest summary of the state of idolatry among God's. In view of Hosea’s viewpoint expressed in Hosea , however, it is quite understandable that the centrality and authority of Judah be kept in mind by the Lord’s messengers. Also, Micah and Isaiah both mention both Israel and Judah (Amos ; Isa , ). B. Greek: In Greek the book is titled MICAIAS again after the prophet to whom it was given. II. AUTHOR: A. The author, Micah, was of the town called Moresheth which may be the same town mentioned in , Moresheth-gath. If so, Micah came from a little town not far from Jerusalem (25 miles SW of Jerusalem near the Philistine city of Gath).