The Prosodic Structure of Amos 1-2

In his suggestion of a “concatenous literary pattern” in Amos 1-2, S. Paul has drawn attention once again to the prosodic structure of the oracles against foreign nations preserved in Amos. His argument is most provocative but is seriously weakened by that troublesome verse, Amos I:II. As Paul has i...

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Published in:Harvard theological review
Main Author: Christensen, Duane L. 1938-
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Cambridge Univ. Press [1974]
In: Harvard theological review
Year: 1974, Volume: 67, Issue: 4, Pages: 427-436
IxTheo Classification:HB Old Testament
Further subjects:B Bible. Amos 1-2
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
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Summary:In his suggestion of a “concatenous literary pattern” in Amos 1-2, S. Paul has drawn attention once again to the prosodic structure of the oracles against foreign nations preserved in Amos. His argument is most provocative but is seriously weakened by that troublesome verse, Amos I:II. As Paul has implicitly noted, the key to a proper reconstruction and interpretation of Amos 1-2 lies in a more accurate understanding of its prosodic structure.
ISSN:1475-4517
Contains:Enthalten in: Harvard theological review
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1017/S0017816000016904