Amos


Verse-by-Verse Commentaries:

Francis I. Andersen and David N. Freedman, Amos (Anchor Bible, 24A), Doubleday, 1989.
Erling Hammershaimb, Amos, Basil Blackwell, 1970. ****
Jeffrey Niehaus, "Amos" in The Minor Prophets, vol. I, (ed. T. McComiskey), Baker, 1992.****
Shalom Paul, Amos (Hermeneia), Fortress, 1991. ****
B. K. Smith and F. S. Page, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (New American Commentary), Broadman and Holman, 1995.
Gary V. Smith, Amos: A Commentary (Library of Biblical Interpretation), Zondervan, 1988.
Hans Walter Wolff, Joel and Amos (Hermeneia), Fortress, 1977. ****

Monographs, Compilations, and Studies:

Duane A. Garrett, "The Structure of Amos as a Testimony to its Integrity," JETS 27 (1984): 275-276.
Gerhard Hasel, Understanding the Book of Amos
: Basic Issues in Current Interpretations, Baker, 1991. ****
Jan de Waard, Amos: A Translators Handbook, United Bible Societies, 1979.
John D. W. Watts
, Vision and Prophecy in Amos: Expanded Anniversary Edition, Mercer University Press, 1997.

Articles and Essays:

Walter Brueggemann, "Amos 4:4-13 and Israel's Covenant Worship," VT 15 (1965): 1-15.
S. G. Dempster, "The Lord is his Name: A Study of the Distribution of the Names and Titles of God in the Book of Amos," RB 98 (1991): 170-189.
Yehoshua
Gitay, "A Study of Amos's Art of Speech: A Rhetorical Analysis of Amos 3:1-15," CBQ 42 (1980): 293-309.
James Limburg, "Sevenfold Structures in the Book of Amos," JBL 106 (1987): 217-222.
Thomas Edward McComiskey, "The Hymnic Elements of the Prophecy of Amos: A Study of Form-Critical Methodology," JETS 30 (1987):
____ 139-157.
L. A. Sinclair, "The Courtroom Motif in the Book of Amos," JBL 85 (1966): 351-353.
Gary V. Smith, "Continuity and Discontinuity in Amos’ Use of Tradition," JETS 34 (1991): 33-42.
Nicholas J. Tromp, "Amos 5:1-17: Towards a Stylistic and Rhetorical Analysis" in Prophets, Worship, and Theodicy (Oudtestamentische StudiŽn, 23)
____ ed. John Barton, R. P. Carroll, J. P. Fokkelman, et al, E. J. Brill, 1984: 56-84.
Jan de Waard, "The Chiastic Structure of Amos 5:1-17," VT 17 (1977): 170-177.


Other Commentaries of Interest:

Elizabeth Achtemeier, Minor Prophets, Vol. I, Hosea-Micah (NIBC), Hendrickson, 1996.
Michael L. Barrť, "Amos" in The New Jerome Study Bible, Prentice Hall, 1990: 209-216.
Donald E. Gowan, "Amos" in The New Interpreter's Bible, vol. VII, Abingdon, 1996.
David Allan Hubbard, Joel and Amos, (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries), Inter-Varsity, 1989.
Jorg Jeremias, The Book of Amos: A Commentary (OTL), Westminster John Knox, 1998.
Page H. Kelley, Amos, Prophet of Social Justice, Baker, 1972.
James Luther Mays, Amos: A Commentary (OTL), Westminster John Knox, 1969.
Thomas McComiskey, "Amos" in Expositor's Bible Commentary, Zondervan, 1985.
J. Alec Motyer, The Message of Amos (The Bible Speaks Today), Inter-Varsity, 1973.
Gary V. Smith, Amos (Mentor Commentaries Series), Christian Focus, 1999.
Douglas Stuart, Hosea-Jonah (Word, 31), Word Books, 1987.

Other Monographs:

Hans M. Barstad, The Religious Polemics of Amos (Vetus Testamentum Supplement, 34), E. J. Brill, 1984.
John Barton, Amos's Oracles against the Nations: A Study of Amos 1:3-2:5 (Society of Old Testament Studies Monograph Series, 6),
____ Cambridge University Press, 1980.
Robert B. Coote, Amos Among the Prophets: Composition and Theology, Fortress, 1981.
Jan De Waard and W. A. Smalley, A Translator’s Handbook on the Book of Amos, UBS, 1979.
Arvid S. Kaperlud, Central Ideas in Amos, Oslo University Press, 1961.

Other Articles:

Stephen J. Bramer, "Analysis of the Structure of Amos," BSac 156 (1999): 160-174.
________ "The Structure of Amos 9:9-15," BSac 156 (1999): 252-281.
________ "The Literary Genre of the Book of Amos," BSac 156 (1999): 42-60.
H. L. Bosman, "Does Disaster Strike Only When the Lord Sends It? Prophetic Eschatology and the Origin of Evil in Amos 3:6,"
____ Old Testament Essays 1 (1988): 21-30.
R. B. Chisolm Jr. “For Three Sins…Even for Four” The Numerical Sayings in Amos," BSac 147 (1990): 188-197.
Duane L. Christensen, "The Prosodic Structure of Amos 1-2," Harvard Theological Review 67 (1974): 427-436.
C. K. K. Story, "Amos: Prophet of Praise," VT 30 (1980): 67-80.
A. V. D. Wal, "The Structure of Amos," JSOT 26 (1983): 107-113.
H. G. M. Williamson, "The Prophet and the Plumb-line: A Redaction-critical Study of Amos 7" in 'The Place is Too Small for Us':
____ The Israelite Prophets in Recent Scholarship (Sources for Biblical and Theological Study, 5) ed. R. P. Gordon, Eisenbrauns,
____ 1995: 453-477.
previously published in In Quest of the Past: Studies on Israelite Religion, Literature and Prophetism (Oudtestamentische StudiŽn, 26) ed. A. S.
van der Woude, E. J. Brill, 1990: 101-121.

Al Wolters, "Wordplay and Dialect in Amos 8:1-2," JETS 31 (1988): 407-410.

 

Howard Moltz, "A Literary Interpretation of the Book of Amos," Horizons 25 (1998): 58-71.