Amos and the Cosmic Imagination (Society for Old Testament by James R, Dr Linville

By James R, Dr Linville

Said to comprise the phrases of the earliest of the biblical prophets (8th century BCE), the ebook of Amos is reinterpreted by means of James Linville in gentle of latest and infrequently arguable historic ways to the Bible. Amos is learn because the literary fabricated from the Persian-era group in Judah. Its representations of divine-human conversation are investigated within the context of the traditional writers' personal position as transmitters and shapers of spiritual traditions. Amos's awesome poetry expresses legendary conceptions of divine manifestation and a strategy of destruction and activity of the cosmos which finds that in the back of the appearances of the wildlife is a heavenly, cosmic temple.

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