Table of contents for Amos / R. Reed Lessing.

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Contents
EDITORS' PREFACE	00
AUTHOR'S PREFACE	00
PRINCIPAL ABBREVIATIONS	00
ICONS	00
BIBLIOGRAPHY	00
INTRODUCTION	00
Amos Scholarship	00
This Commentary's Method	00
The Structure and Outline of the Book of Amos	00
Phase 1	00
Phase 2	00
Phase 3	00
Phase 4	00
Phase 5	00
Amos' Place in the Minor Prophets	00
The Historical Setting of the Book of Amos	00
Different Methods of Interpreting the Book of Amos	00
Form Criticism	00
Redaction Criticism	00
Rhetorical Analysis	00
Conclusions	00
COMMENTARY
1:1/2	Superscription and Introduction
1:1/2	Superscription and Introduction	00
Excursus	Hebrew Poetry	00
Excursus	The Land	00
1:3/2:16	Judgments against the Nations
Introduction to Amos 1:3/2:16: Judgments against the Nations	00
1:3/5	Judgment against Aram	00
1:6/8	Judgment against Philistia	00
1:9/10	Judgment against Tyre	00
1:11/12	Judgment against Edom	00
1:13/15	Judgment against Ammon	00
2:1/3	Judgment against Moab	00
2:4/5	Judgment against Judah	00
2:6/16	Judgment against Israel	00
3:1/6:14	Declarations concerning Israel
3:1/8	Amos' Defense of His Ministry	00
3:9/15	Judgment against Samaria	00
4:1/5	Prophetic Satire	00
4:6/13	Plagues Produce No Repentance	00
Excursus	Amos' Use of Earlier Biblical Texts	00
5:1/3	Dirge over Fallen Israel	00
5:4/17	Exhortation to Seek Yahweh	00
Excursus	The Church's Response to Ethical Issues	00
5:18/20	"This Is the Day Yahweh Has Made!"	00
5:21/27	Yahweh's Rejection of Israel's Worship	00
Excursus	The Relationship between the Prophets and Israel's Worship	00
6:1/7	The First Will Be First	00
Excursus	The Assyrian Empire in the Eighth Century BC	00
6:8/14	Certain Destruction for the Prideful House of Israel	00
7:1/9:10	The Visions	00
Introduction to Amos' Five Visions	00
7:1/6	Visions That Do Not Come to Pass
Introduction to Amos 7:1/6: Visions That Do Not Come to Pass	00
7:1/3	The First Vision: The Vision of the Locusts	00
7:4/6	The Second Vision: The Vision of the Fire	00
7:7/9:10	Visions That Do Come to Pass and the Reasons Why
Introduction to Amos 7:7/8:3: The Third and Fourth Visions	00
7:7/9	The Third Vision: The Vision of the Plaster	00
7:10/17	Amos and Amaziah	00
8:1/3	The Fourth Vision: The Vision of the Basket of Summer Fruit	00
8:4/6	Hucksters and Hypocrites in God's House	00
Excursus	The Sabbath Day	00
8:7/14	Famine in the Land	00
9:1/4	The Fifth Vision: The Vision of Yahweh	00
9:5/6	The Third Creation Hymn	00
9:7/10	The Final Judgment	00
9:11/15	The Restoration of David's Falling Tabernacle
9:11/15	The Restoration of David's Falling Tabernacle	00
Excursus	The Quotation from Amos 9 in Acts 15	00
INDEX OF SUBJECTS	00
INDEX OF PASSAGES	00

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Bible. O.T. Amos -- Commentaries.