The literary structure of Amos: A thematic analysis

Noble, Paul R.
June 1995
Journal of Biblical Literature;Summer95, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p209
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
The article offers a thematic analysis of the literary structural pattern in the book of Amos in the Bible. Structural parallelism and literary criteria in making the analysis are explored. Topics include the structure of oracles in Amos, Yahweh's word to the nations, the destruction and reconstruction of Israel, and the lack of divine speech formulas through out the book.


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