The Prophets and Social Justice: A Conservative Agenda

Terence E. Fretheim

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2008

Issue: Amos and Hosea (Vol. 28, No 2, Spring, 2008)

In promoting social justice, the prophets were religious conservatives. They built on the ancient traditions of Israel and the central promises of God to call Israel to attend to issues of justice on behalf of the oppressed.

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