Eighth Century Prophets: A Social Analysis

Eighth Century Prophets: A Social Analysis

by D. N. Premnath

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780827208179
Publisher: Chalice Press
Publication date: 08/06/2009
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

D. N. Premnath is academic dean and associate professor of biblical studies at St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry in Rochester, New York.

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Introduction1
1.Understanding the Growth of Large Estates7
2.Land Ownership Patterns prior to the Eighth Century B.C.E.25
3.Social Reality of Israel and Judah in the Eighth Century B.C.E.43
4.Land Accumulation in Amos, Hosea, Isaiah, and Micah99
Conclusion181
Bibliography189
Scripture Index217
Author Index223
Subject Index227

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