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Bibliographies

Book or monograph A. van der Wal, Amos: A Classified Bibliography, 3rd edn. Amsterdam: Free University Press, 1986. Pbk. ISBN: 9062561888. {Amazon.com}

Introductions

Book or monograph Doorly: Prophet of JusticeW.J. Doorly, Prophet of Justice: Understanding the Book of Amos. New York: Paulist, 1989. Pbk. ISBN: 0809130890. pp.92. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource H.L. Ellison, Men Spake from God, 2nd edn.. Exeter: Paternoster Press, 1958. Pbk. ISBN: 085364 0165. pp.160. To read the whole book, click here.
Book or monograph Gerhard F. Hasel, Understanding the Book of Amos: Basic Issues in Current Interpretations. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1991. Pbk. ISBN: 0801043530. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph John Haralson Hayes, Amos, His Time and His Preaching: The Eighth Century Prophet. Abingdon, 1988. Pbk. 0687010403. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource J.R. Linville, "Visions and Voices: Amos 7-9," Biblica 80 (1999): 22-42.
Article in Journal or Book Aren M. Maeir, "The Historical Background and Dating of Amos VI 2: An Archaeological Perspective From Tell Es-Sâfì/Gath," Vetus Testamentum 54.3 (2004): 319-334.
Book or monograph Stanley N. Rosenbaum, Amos of Israel: A New Interpretation. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1990. Hbk. ISBN: 0865543550. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph H.J. Routtenberg, Amos of Tekoa: A Study in Interpretation. Vantage, 1971.
Article in Journal or Book L. Rysken, "Amos" L. Ryken & T. Longman III, eds. A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1993.
Book or monograph Bernard A. Thorogood, A Guide to the Book of Amos, with Thema Discussions on Judgement, Social Justice, Priest and Prophet. London: SPCK, 1971. {Amazon.com}

Commentaries

On-line Resource The Postmodern Bible: Amos (Tim Bulkeley)
Book or monograph Finlay: Joel, Amos, ObadiahT.J. Finlay, Joel, Amos, Obadiah. Wycliffe Exegetical Commentary. Moody, 1990. Hbk. pp.417.
Book or monograph Anderson & Freedman: AmosF.I. Andersen & David Noel Freedman, Amos. Anchor Bible. Doubleday, 1989. Hbk. ISBN: 0385007736. pp.977. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Harper: Amos and HoseaWilliam Rainey Harper, Amos and Hosea. International Critical Commentary. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1990. Hbk. ISBN: 0567050181. pp.608. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Hubbard: Joel & AmosD.A. Hubbard, Joel and Amos. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Leicester: IVP, 1989. ISBN: 0851118445. Pbk. pp.245. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph King: Amos, Hosea, Micah: An Archaeological CommentaryPhilip King, Amos, Hosea, Micah: An Archaeological Commentary. Westminster John Knox Press, 1988. Pbk. ISBN: 0664240771. pp.180. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Limburg: Hosea-JonahJames Limburg, Hosea-Jonah. Interpretation. John Knox, 1988. Hbk. ISBN: 0804231281. pp.201. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph H. McKeating, Amos, Hosea, Micah. Cambridge Bible Commentary. Cambridge University Press, 1971. Pbk. ISBN: 0521096472. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Amos and Lamentations: God's People in CrisisR. Martin-Achard & S. Paul Re'emi, Amos and Lamentations. International Theological Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984. Pbk. ISBN: 0802810403. pp.134. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Mays: AmosJ.L. Mays, Amos. Old Testament Library. Westminster, 1999. Hbk. ISBN: 0664208630. pp.176. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Motyer: AmosJ. Alec Motyer [1924-2016], Amos: The Day of the Lion, new edn. The Bible Speaks Today. Leicester: IVP, 1984. Pbk. ISBN: 0851107311. pp.208. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Minor ProphetsJ Niehaus, "Amos," in T. McComisky, editor, The Minor Prophets: An Exegetical and Expository Commentary, Vol. 1. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1992. Hbk. ISBN: 0801062853. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Paul: AmosShalom M. Paul, Amos. Hermeneia. Fortress, 1991. Hbk. ISBN: 0800660234. pp.409. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Charles Simeon, Horae Homileticae or Discourses Digested Into One Continued Series and Forming a Commentary, Upon Every Book of the Old and New Testament, Vol. 10: Hosea to Malachi, 6th edn. London: Henry G., Bohn, 1844. pp.189-245.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Smith: Amos: A CommentaryGary V. Smith, Amos: A Commentary, 2nd edn. Christian Focus, 2003. Hbk. ISBN: 1857922530. pp.390. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Stuart: Hosea-JonahDouglas Stuart, Hosea-Jonah, Word Biblical Commentary, Vol. 31. Waco, Texas: Word, 1987. Hbk. ISBN: 0849902304. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Amos, Hosea, Jonah and Micah (Bob Utley)View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Bruce Vawter, Amos, Hosea, Micah, with an Introduction to Classical Poetry. Old Testament Message. Michael Glazier, 1981. Pbk. ISBN: 0814652425. pp.169. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Wolff: Joel and AmosH.W. Wolff, Joel and Amos. Hermeneia. Fortress, 1977. Pbk. ISBN: 0800660072. pp.393. {CBD} {Amazon.com}

Structure

Article in Journal or Book Stephen J. Bramer, "Analysis of the Structure of Amos," Bibliotheca Sacra 156: 622 (1999): 160-174.
Article in Journal or Book Stephen J. Bramer, "The Structure of Amos 9:7-15," Bibliotheca Sacra 156: 623 (1999): 272-281.
Article in Journal or Book J. de Waard, "The Chiastic Structure of Amos v 1-17," Vetus Testamentum (1977): 170-77.
Article in Journal or Book Duane A. Garrett, "The Structure Of Amos As A Testimony To Its Integrity," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 27.3 (1984): 275-276.
Article in Journal or Book A. van der Wal, "The Structure of Amos," Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 26 (1983): 107-13.

Other Studies

Article in Journal or Book B. Alger, "The Theology amd Social Ethics of Amos," Scripture 17 (1965): 109-16.
Article in Journal or Book M.E. Andrew, "Places, Times and Identities in the Book of Amos," Asia Journal of Theology," 14.2 (2000): 328-344.
Article in Journal or Book J.G. Bailey, "Amos, Preacher of Social Reform," The Bible Today 19 (1981): 306-13.
Book or monograph Hans M. Barsted, The Religious Polemics of Amos: Studies in the Preaching of Am 2, 7 B-8; 4, 1-13; 5, 1-27; 6, 4-7; 8, 14. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1984.
Article in Journal or Book Stephen J. Bramer, "The Literary Genre of the Book of Amos," Bibliotheca Sacra 156: 621 (1999): 42-60.
Book or monograph Barton: The Theology of the Book of AmosJohn Barton, The Theology of the Book of Amos. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Pbk. ISBN-13: 9780521671750. pp.215. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph J. Barton, Amos's Oracles Against the Nations: A Study of Amos 1:3-2:5. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980.
Article in Journal or Book Michael A. Braun, "James' Use of Amos at the Jerusalem Council: Steps Toward A Possible Solution of the Textual and Theological Problems," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 20.2 (1977): 112-121.
Article in Journal or Book J. Bright, "A New View of Amos," Interpretation 25 (1971): 355-58.
Article in Journal or Book Walter Brueggemann, "Amos' Intercessory Formula," Vetus Testamentum 19 (1969): 385-99.
On-line Resource Tim Bulkeley, "Cohesion, Rhetorical Purpose and the Poetics of Coherence in Amos 3," Australian Biblical Review 47 (1999): 16-28.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by kind permission of the copyright holder]
On-line Resource R.M. Daniel Carroll, "God and His People in the Nations' History: A Contextualised Reading of Amos 1-2," Tyndale Bulletin 47.1 (1996): 39-70.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Carroll: Amos the Prophet and His OraclesDaniel Carroll, Amos the Prophet and His Oracles: Research on the Book of Amos. Westminster John Knox Press, 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 0664224555. pp.320. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Anthony R. Ceresko, "Parallelism in Amos's Oracles against the Nations (Amos 1:3-2:16)," Journal of Biblical Literature 113.3 (1994): 485-490.
Article in Journal or Book Robert B. Chisholm, Jr., "'For Three Sins - Even for Four': The Numerical Sayings in Amos," Bibliotheca Sacra 147: 586 (1990): 188-197.
Book or monograph Robert B. Coote, Amos Among the Prophets: Comparison and Theology. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1981. Pbk. ISBN: 0800614003. pp.144.{Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Peter C. Craigie, "Amos the nôqed in the Light of Ugaritic," Studies in Religion 11 (1982): 29-33.
Article in Journal or Book Peter C. Craigie, "The Tablets from Ugarit and Their Importance for Biblical Studies," Biblical Archaeology Review 9 (1983): 62-73.
Book or monograph James L. Crenshaw, Hymnic Affirmation of Divine Justice: the Doxologies of Amos and Related Texts in the Old Testament, Society for Biblical Literature Dissertation Series 24. Missoula, MT: Scholars Press, 1975. Pbk. ISBN: 0891300163. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book James L. Crenshaw, "'The Influence of the Wise upon Amos: the 'Doxologies of Amos' and Job 58:9-16 and 9:5-10," Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 79 (1967): 42-52.
On-line Resource A.B. Davidson [1831-1902], Biblical and Literary Essays, 2nd edn. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1903. pp.105-138. [This material is in the Public Domain]
Article in Journal or Book G. Henton Davies, "Amos - The Prophet of Re-Union," Expository Times 92 (1980-81): 196-200.
Article in Journal or Book J. de Waard, "Translation Techniques Used by the Greek Translation of Amos," Biblica 59 (1978): 339-50.
Book or monograph J. de Waard & W.A. Smalley, A Translator's Handbook on the Book of Amos. American Bible Society, 1979. Pbk. ISBN: 0826701280. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph John Andrew Dearman, Property Rights in the Eighth Century Prophets: The Conflict and its Background. Atlanta: Scholars, 1988. Pbk. ISBN: 1555401953. pp.171. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Raymond B. Dillard, "Remnant," Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1988.
Book or monograph Leon Epstein, Social Justice in the Ancient East and the People of the Bible. London: SCM Press / Trinity Press International, 1986. Pbk. ISBN: 0334023343. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Thomas John Finley, "An evangelical response to the preaching of Amos," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 28.4 (Dec. 1985): 411-420. View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Michael H. Floyd, "The Chimerical Acrostic of Nahum 1:2-10," Journal of Biblical Literature 113.3 (1994): 421-437.
Article in Journal or Book David Noel Freedman, "Confrontations in the Book of Amos," Princeton Seminary Bulletin 11 (1990): 240-52.
On-line Resource Duane A. Garrett, "The structure of Amos as a testimony to its integrity," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 27.3 (Sept. 1984): 275-276.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book J.B. Geyer, "Mythology and Culture in the Oracles Against the Nations," Vetus Testamentum 36 (1986): 129-45.
Article in Journal or Book

Terry Giles, "The Dual Occurrences of ~Wq in the Book of Amos," Irish Biblical Studies 12.3 (1990): 106-116.

Article in Journal or Book Yehoshua Gitay, "A Study of Amos's Art of Speech: A Rhetorical Analysis of Amos 3:1-15," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 42 (1980): 293-309.
Article in Journal or Book Gerhard Hasel, "The Alleged 'No' of Amos and Amos' Eschatology," Andrews University Seminary Studies 29 (1991): 3-18.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book H. Huffmon, "The Covenant Lawsuit in the Prophets," Journal of Biblical Literature 78 (1959): 285-95.
Article in Journal or Book H. Huffmon, "The Social Role of Amos' Message," H.B. Huffmon et al, eds. The Quest for the Kingdom of God: Studies in Honor of G.E. Mendenhall. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1983. Hbk. ISBN: 0931464153. pp.316. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Leslie C. Allen, "Amos, Prophet of Solidarity," Vox Evangelica 6 (1969): 42-53.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Walter C. Kaiser, Jr., "The Davidic Promise And The Inclusion Of The Gentiles (Amos 9:9-15 And Acts 15:13-18): A Test Passage For Theological Systems," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 20.2 (June 1977): 97-111.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book A. Kapelrud, "God as Destoyer in the Preaching of Amos," Journal of Biblical Literature 71 (1952): 33-38.
Article in Journal or Book Terence Kleven, "The Cows of Bashan: A Single Metaphor at Amos 4:1-3," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 58.2 (1996): 215-227.
Article in Journal or Book B. Lang, "The Social Organisation of Peasant Poverty in Biblical Israel," B. Lang, ed. Anthropological Approaches to the Old Testament. Fortress, 1985.
Article in Journal or Book James Limberg, "Sevenfold Structures in the Book of Amos," Journal of Biblical Literature 106 (1987): 217-22.
Article in Journal or Book Thomas McComiskey, "The Hymnic Elements of the Prophecy of Amos: An Study of Form-Critical Methodology," Walter Kaiser & Ronald Youngblood, eds. A Tribute to Gleason Archer. Chicago: Moody Press, 1986. Hbk. ISBN: 0802487807. pp.105-28. = Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 30.2 (1987): 139-157.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Roy F. Melugin, "The Formation of Amos: An Analysis of Exegetical Method," in Society of Biblical Literature 1978 Seminar Papers. Missoula: Scholars, 1978. pp.369-91.
Article in Journal or Book Roy F. Melugin, "Amos in Recent Research," Currents in Research: Biblical Studies 6 (1998): 65-101.
Article in Journal or Book K. Möller, " 'Hear THis Word Against You': A Fresh Look at the Arrangement and the Rhetorical Strategy of the Book of Amos," Vetus Testamentum 50.4 (2000): 499-518. [Abstract]
Article in Journal or Book Paul R. Noble, "The Literary Structure of Amos: A Thematic Analysis," Journal of Biblical Literature 114.2 (1995): 209-226.
Article in Journal or Book Paul R. Noble, "The Remnant in Amos 3-6: A Prophetic Paradox," Horizons in Biblical Theology 19.2 (1997): 122-147.
Article in Journal or Book S. Paas, "Seeing and Singing: Visions and Hymns in the Book of Amos," Vetus Testamentum 52.2 (2002): 253-274. [Abstract]
Book or monograph D.L. Petersen, The Social Roles of Israel's Prophets. Sheffield: JSOT, 1981.
Book or monograph M.E. Polley, Amos and the Davidic Empire: A Socio-Historical Approach. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.
Article in Journal or Book W. Schottroff, "The Prophet Amos: a Socio-Historical Assessment of His Ministry," W. Schottroff et al, eds. God of the Lowly: Socio-Historical Interpretations of the Bible. Orbis, 1984.
Article in Journal or Book F.H. Seilhamer, "The Role of the Covenant in the Mission and Message of Amos," H. Bream et al, eds. A Light unto My Path: Old Testament Studies in Honor of Jacob M. Myers. Temple University Press, 1974. pp.435-51.
Article in Journal or Book L.A. Sinclair, "The Courtroom Motif in the Book of Amos," Journal of Biblical Literature 85 (1966): 351-53.
Article in Journal or Book W.A. Smalley, "Recursion Patterns and the Sectioning of Amos," The Bible Translator 30 (1979): 118-27.
On-line Resource Gary V. Smith, "Continuity and discontinuity in Amos' use of tradition," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 34.1 (March 1991): 33-42.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Andrew E. Steinmann, "The order of Amos’s oracles against the nations: 1:3-2:16," Journal of Biblical Literature 111.4 (Winter 1992): 683-689.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the author holder]
Article in Journal or Book A.S. Super, "Figures of Comparison in the Book of Amos," Semitics 1 (1970): 67-80.
Article in Journal or Book S. Terrien, "Amos and Wisdom," B. Anderson & W. Harrelson, eds. Israel's Prophetic Heritage: Essays in Honor of James Muilenburg. Harper & Brothers, 1962. pp.108-115.
Article in Journal or Book Bruce Vawter, "Were the Prophets nabi's?" Biblica 66 (1985): 206-19.
On-line Resource Ake Viberg, "Amos 7:14 : A Case of Subtle Irony," Tyndale Bulletin 47.1 (1996): 91-114.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book L. Walker, "The Language of Amos," Southwestern Journal of Theology 9 (1966): 37-48.
Article in Journal or Book M. Waltzer, "Prophecy and Social Criticism," The Drew Gateway 55 (1984-84): 13-27.
Article in Journal or Book J. Ward, "The Eclipse of the Prophet in Contemporary Prophetic Studies," Union Seminary Quarterly Review 42 (1988): 97-104.
On-line Resource Wilfried Warning, "Terminological Patterns and the Personal name YQB "Jacob" in the books of Amos and Micah," Andrews University Seminary Studies 41.2 (Autumn 2003): 229-236.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph John D.W. Watts, Visions and Prophecy in Amos. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1958.
Article in Journal or Book D.L. Williams, "The Theology of Amos," Review and Expositor 63 (1966): 393-403.
Article in Journal or Book H.G.M. Williamson, "The Prophet and the Plumb-line," A.S. van der Woude, ed. In Quest of the Past. Leiden: E J Brill, 1990. pp.101-21.
Article in Journal or Book Al Wolters, "Wordplay And Dialect In Amos 8:1-2," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 31.4 (1988): 407-410.

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