Kitabu cha Amosi

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Kitabu cha Amosi ni kimojawapo kati ya vitabu vya Tanakh (yaani Biblia ya Kiebrania), na kwa hiyo pia ya Agano la Kale, sehemu ya kwanza ya Biblia ya Kikristo.

Kama vitabu vingine vyote vya Biblia, hiki pia kinatakiwa kisomwe katika mfululizo wa historia ya wokovu ili kukielewa kadiri ya maendeleo ya ufunuo wa Mungu kwa binadamu.

Nabii mwenyewe[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Tofauti na manabii Eliya na Elisha waliomtangulia hawakuacha maandishi, nabii Amosi (786 - 746 hivi K.K.) ana kitabu chenye mafundisho yake aliyoyatoa katika ufalme wa Israeli (Kaskazini) ingawa alikuwa mtu wa ufalme wa Yuda (Kusini).

Hakutarajia kutumwa na Mungu, ila ilimbidi akubali kutabiri kwa niaba yake (7:10-17), hasa kuwa Israeli itaangamizwa na kutekwa na Waashuru utumwani kwa makosa dhidi ya imani, haki na anasa (5-6).

Waisraeli walikataa maneno yake hata wakatendwa kama alivyowatabiria (2Fal 17:5-23).

Marejeo[hariri | hariri chanzo]

  • Bulkeley, Tim Amos: Hypertext Bible Commentary. Auckland: Hypertext Bible, 2005. Amos: Hypertext Bible Commentary
  • R., M. Daniel Amos: The Prophet and His Oracles. (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002)
  • Coote, Robert B. Amos Among the Prophets: Composition and Theology. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1981.
  • Doorly, William J. Prophet of Justice: Understanding the Book of Amos. New York: Paulist Press 1989.
  • Easton's Bible Dictionary, 1897.
  • Hasel, Gerhard F. Understanding the Book of Amos: Basic Issues in Current Interpretations. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1991.
  • Haynes, John H. Amos the Eighth Century Prophet: His Times and His Preaching. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1988.
  • Keil, C.F. et al. Commentary on the Old Testament in Ten Volumes. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 1986.
  • LaSor, William Sanford et al. Old Testament Survey: the Message, Form, and Background of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 1996.
  • Metzger, Bruce M., et al. The Oxford Companion to the Bible. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
  • Möller, Karl. A Prophet in Debate: The Rhetoric of Persuasion in the Book of Amos. London: Sheffield Academic Press, 2003.

Viungo vya nje[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Vitabu vya Agano la Kale

Mwanzo Kutoka Walawi Hesabu Kumbukumbu Yoshua Waamuzi Ruthu Samueli I Samueli II Wafalme I Wafalme II Mambo ya Nyakati I Mambo ya Nyakati II Ezra Nehemia TobitiDK YudithiDK Esta Wamakabayo IDK Wamakabayo IIDK Yobu Zaburi Methali Mhubiri Hekima DK SiraDK Wimbo Bora Isaya Yeremia Maombolezo BarukuDK Ezekieli Danieli Hosea Yoeli Amosi Obadia Yona Mika Nahumu Habakuki Sefania Hagai Zekaria Malaki - Alama ya DK inaonyesha vitabu vya deuterokanoni visivyopatikana katika matoleo yote ya Biblia.