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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 via James Linville in mild of recent and infrequently arguable old methods to the Bible. Amos is learn because the literary made of the Persian-era neighborhood in Judah. Its representations of divine-human verbal exchange are investigated within the context of the traditional writers' personal function as transmitters and shapers of non secular traditions. Amos's remarkable poetry expresses legendary conceptions of divine manifestation and a means of destruction and sport of the cosmos which unearths that in the back of the appearances of the flora and fauna is a heavenly, cosmic temple.

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