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Amos, Hosea, Micah

an archaeological commentary

by Philip J. King

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. Amos -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible. O.T. Hosea -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible. O.T. Micah -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible. O.T. Amos -- Antiquities.,
  • Bible. O.T. Hosea -- Antiquities.,
  • Bible. O.T. Micah -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip J. King.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1560 .K56 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2399488M
    ISBN 100664218768, 0664240771
    LC Control Number87029539

    “The Minor Prophets [are]: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. The division between “major” and “minor” is based solely on the length of the books and not on the importance or quality of the content” (“God’s Testament To Ancient Israel” inStudies in Scripture 3.   Amos, Micah, and Hosea lived some seven centuries before Christ. Some two hundred years earlier, the Israelites had a united and prosperous kingdom ruled by David and then by his son Solomon. Although Solomon’s reign was characterized by peace and prosperity, his death unleashed dissension and unrest because of heavy taxation and forced : Kevin Perrotta.

      Watch our overview video on the book of Hosea, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. In this book, Hosea accuses Israel of .   Amos and Micah both determine that Israel will come out of the punishment on top of the nations. We have seen that both books are similar in more than a handful of ways. But Amos and Micah do share some similarities with their own distinctive touch in four areas. One, both books have judgment as the key theme.

    Full text of "A commentary on the books of Amos, Hosea, and Micah" See other formats. The prophet Amos, along with the prophets Hosea and Micah, conveys in no uncertain terms what God thinks about oppression, injustice, and neglect of the poor. The blunt language of these prophets can get our attention in a way that few other things can, and this study of Amos, Hosea, and Micah is a call for each of us to return to the ways of the Lord. For busy adults who want to study the.


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Amos, Hosea, Micah by Philip J. King Download PDF EPUB FB2

The prophet Amos, along with the prophets Hosea and Micah, conveys in no uncertain terms what God thinks about oppression, injustice, and neglect of the poor. The blunt language of these prophets can get our attention in a way that few other things can, and this study of Amos, Hosea, and Micah is a call for each of us to return to the ways of /5(2).

Reconsidering the Book of the Four: The Shaping of Hosea, Amos, Micah, and Zephaniah As an Early Prophetic Collection (Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Für Die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft) by Nicholas R. Werse | The prophet Amos, along with the prophets Hosea and Micah, conveys in no uncertain terms what Micah book thinks about oppression, injustice, and neglect Amos the poor.

The blunt language of these prophets can get our attention in a way that few other things can, and this study of Amos, Hosea, and Micah is a call for each of us to return to the ways of. In Amos, Hosea, and Micah, King offers an enlightening and elegant commentary on the eight-century prophets from an archaeological perspective.

Author Bio Philip J. King is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at Boston College in Chestnut Hosea, : What would Hosea, Amos, Micah say if they came to today's church or saw what was happening in modern culture.

Hosea would find prostitution, Amos would find the poor being oppressed and Micah would still find corruption in high Hosea/Amos/Micah [NIVAC], Gary Smith examines original meanings and historical contexts to reveal the contemporary significance of these three powerful and 5/5(1).

Full text of "Four Prophets Amos Hosea First Isaiah Micah A Modern Translation From The Hebrew" See other formats. Get this from a library. Amos, Hosea, Micah: an archaeological commentary. [Philip J King] -- Renowned scholar Philip J. Amos King uses archaeology to shed light on the eighth-century prophets Amos, Hosea, and Micah.

-- Book jacket. Amos, Hosea, Micah book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. This is especially true of poetic passages, as in the book of Amos. SPECIAL TOPIC: CREMATION. "I will send fire" This phrase refers to.

YHWH's judgment. the literal burning of cities. It is a recurrent phrase in Amos ,7,10,12,14; ,5 and Hosea Fire is often sent as a cleansing agent and a symbol of God's presence.

The Book of Amos, which is the earliest of the prophetic writings to be preserved in book form, consists of nine chapters. Not all of the material found in these chapters came from Amos himself.

Editors and copyists added comments to the prophet's original oracles that they deemed appropriate in light of events that occurred after his death. 8 Amos, Hosea, Isaiah, Micah Biblical Backgrounds and Old Testament).

She and her husband have two daughters, three sons, and eight grandchildren. Stephen Von Wyrick wrote “Bible Comments” for lessons seven through eleven, on the Book of Isaiah.

Wyrick serves as professor of HebrewFile Size: 1MB. 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. Thus, as the prophet Amos was to Israel, Micah was to Judah.

Historical – Theological Themes: Primarily, Micah proclaimed a message of judgment to a people persistently pursuing evil.

Similar to other prophets (Hosea ; Amos ), Micah presented his message in lawsuit/courtroom terminology (; ). He lived around the same time period as the prophets Hosea, Isaiah, and Amos.

While Micah came from and prophesied in the country, Isaiah lived and prophesied in Jerusalem. Samaria was on the verge of collapse because of repeated invasions of the Neo-Assyrian army during the writing of the book of Micah and Judah itself was not doing very well.

reign of King Uzziah of Judah (Amos ), and Micah prophesied during the reigns of Kings Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah of Judah, who followed Uzziah (Mic. This probably means that Micah was a younger contemporary of Hosea, Amos, and Isaiah. UNITY Critics of the book have tried to prove that it is the product of several.

Get this from a library. Amos, Hosea, Micah, Nahum, Zephaniah, Habakkuk. [Carol J Dempsey] -- "These six prophets proclaim powerful messages about judgment and the sovereignty of God.

Amos challenges hypocrisy and injustice. Hosea's marriage symbolizes the covenant between God and Israel. Hosea, Amos, Micah book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The NIV Application Commentary helps you communicate and apply biblical /5. In Amos, Hosea, and Micah, King offers an enlightening and elegant commentary on the eight-century prophets from an archaeological perspective.

Preview this book» What people are saying - 5/5(1). King, Amos, Hosea, Micah, Religious Background. The religious setting just prior to Micah’s ministry is not all that different from Micah’s time. The prophet Amos was from the town of Tekoa south of Jerusalem and east of Moresheth-Gath.

Amos preached to both Israel and Judah about the lack of justice toward one’s neighbor. Amos, Hosea, Micah Paper - Philip J. King: Westminster John Knox Press Eminently qualified to write this groundbreaking book, Philip King is known as both an archaeological and biblical authority.

Defining biblical archaeology as the "process of correlating archaeological evidence with. A. The length and time of Micah's ministry is stated from"days of Jothan, Ahaz and Hezekiah" (for the dates of these kings see Appendix).

He prophesied about b.c. This was after Amos and Hosea, but overlaps the long prophetic ministry of Isaiah. B. Jeremiah specifically states that he prophesied in the reign of Hezekiah.Like the Book of Amos, the Book of Hosea is addressed to the people of the northern kingdom — Israel.

Its fourteen chapters contain both a warning concerning future events and an interpretation of these events' meanings. Throughout the book, the prophet speaks to the people of Israel about the critical situation that developed during the.Hosea, Amos, Micah, Obadiah and Joel were active in the eighth century when the state was well developed, but the economy was declining.

Power and wealth accreted to the upper strata and left a growing disadvantaged class. There is some evidence of a trend towards cash cropping as a way of meeting the growing urban demand for food.