Amos and Hosea: Sociohistorical Background and Prophetic Critique

D. N. Premnath

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2008

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

While the eighth century B.C.E. was a time of great prosperity and luxury, the effects were felt by only a minority of the population. This is what gave rise to the harsh outcries of Amos and Hosea in favor of the poor.

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