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The theology of the book of Amos

Author: John Barton
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2012.
Series: Old Testament theology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides a detailed exploration of the important elements of the theology underlying the book of Amos"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Barton
ISBN: 9780521855778 0521855772 9780521671750 0521671752
OCLC Number: 756837030
Description: xx, 216 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Amos: the critical issues --
Religious belief and practice in Amos's day --
The theology of Amos and his circle --
Theological theme in the additions to the book of Amos --
The theology of the book of Amos --
The reception of the theology of Amos --
The theology of Amos then and now.
Series Title: Old Testament theology.
Responsibility: John Barton.

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