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Bibil Identifier bibil:226014
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Die Amosschrift als juda-exilische israelitische Komposition
Author Schütte, Wolfgang
Journal Biblica (Volume: 93, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language German
Pages 520-542 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The oracles of Amos written in the 8th century BCE were brought from the Kingdom of Israel to Judah after the fall of Samaria in 720 BCE. We think that the Israelites in «exile» in Judah were hoping for a restoration at that time. The Book of Amos can be interpreted in this context: it explains the feelings of Israelite refugees in Judah (Amos 1-2), the responsibility of the Israelite elite for the disaster (Amos 3-6), the reason why the people bear the consequences of the catastrophe (Amos 7), and why there is hope for the refugees in Judah, but not for the exiles in Assyria (Amos 8-9).
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Latter Prophets : Twelve Minor Prophets : Amos
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Methods : Diachronic Methods : Redaction Criticism (Redaktionsgeschichte)
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Contextual Interpretation
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : History of Canaan-Israel : Periods : Exile
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