Social Justice in the Book of Amos

  title={Social Justice in the Book of Amos},
  author={D. Escobar},
  journal={Review & Expositor},
  pages={169 - 174}
  • D. Escobar
  • Published 1995
  • Sociology
  • Review & Expositor
My intention in this article is to explore the possibility of a dialogue with the book of Amos from a church social work perspective. To accomplish this task, I will depend on the work of Old Testament scholars! who have already explored the intricacies of the exegetical, historical and grammatical challenges; their insights provide us with five basic assumptions: (1) the book refers to the ministry of Amos, a layperson from Tekoa, called by God to prophesy in the Northern Kingdom of Israel; (2… Expand
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  • 4philosophical formulation about justice has not occupied the minds of social workers who have left the task to philosophers and ethicists. A key recent work on justice is John Rawls, A Theory of Justice
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  • 9Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison (Macmillan, 1972), pp. 17ff. 10About a decade ago