Achtemier, Paul J., (ed) Harper's Bible Dictionary. San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1985.







Alter, Robert & Kermode, Frank. The Literary Guide to the Bible. London: Collins, Fontana, 1987







Andersen, Francis I. & Forbes, A. Dean, The Vocabulary of the Old Testament. Rome: Pontifical Biblical Institute, 1989.






Andersen, Francis I. & Freedman, David Noel, Amos: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (Anchor Bible 24A) New York: Doubleday, 1989.





Auld, A. G. Amos (SOTS Old Testament Guides) Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1986.




Barstad, H.M. The Religious Polemics of Amos: Studies in the Preaching of Am II 7B-8, IV 1-13, V 1-27, VI 4-7, VIII 14. (SVT 34) Leiden: Brill, 1984







Barton, J. Amos's Oracles against the Nations: A Study of Amos 1:3-2:5 (SOTSMS 6) Cambridge: CUP, 1980







Bentzen, Aage "The ritual background of Amos i.2-ii.16" OTS 8, 1950, 85-99





Browning, Daniel C. William Carey College, Hattiesburg, MS 39401.




Buhl, Marie-Louise "Hamath (Place)" in Freedman, David Noel The Anchor Bible Dictionary New York: Doubleday, 1992, vol.3, 33-36.





Bulkeley, Tim "The Day of the Lord....."

Bulkeley, Tim Etudions le livre du prophète Amos Kinshasa: FTPZ, 1989

Bulkeley, Tim "The Long and the Short of it: Two Recent Commentaries on the Book of Amos" JSOT 51 1991, 119-121

Bulkeley, Tim "Cohesion, Rhetorical Purpose and the Poetics of Coherence in Amos 3" ABR XLVII 1999, 16-28

Bulkeley, Tim ""Form, Medium and Function: The Rhetorics and Poetics of Text and Hypertext in Humanities Publishing", International Journal of the Book 1, 2003, 317-327.




Campbell, Edward F. "Archaeological Reflections on Amos's Targets" in Michael D. Coogan, J. Cheryl Exum and Lawrence E. Stager (eds.) Scripture and Other Artifacts: Essays on the Bible and Archaeology in Honor of Philip J. King Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1994, 32-52.



Chicago, Oriental Museum,





Clack, Clem pictures reproduced by permission.







Clifford, Ayson unpublished photos of various sites, and especially Taqu`a and a short dig there in late 1955 under the auspices of the ASOR.




Coogan, Michael D., J. Cherly Exum and Lawrence E. Stager (eds.) Scripture and Other Artifacts: Essays on the Bible and Archaeology in Honor of Philip J. King Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1994





Cripps, Richard S. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Amos n.p.: SPCK, 1929





Davies, Eryl W. Prophecy and Ethics: Isaiah and the Ethical Tradition of Israel (JSOTS 16) Sheffield: JSOT, 1981







Dever, William G. "Beitin, Tell" in ABD







De Waard, J. & Smalley, W. A. A Translator’s Handbook on the Book of Amos New York: UBS, 1979







Dowley, Tim Discovering the Bible: Archaeologists look at the Bible. Basingstoke: Marshall, Morgan & Scott, 1986





Driver, G.R. "A Hebrew Burial Custom", ZAW 66 (1954) 314-315




Edinburgh Ras Shamra Project







Elliger, K. Rudolph, W Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1984






Fey, Reinhard Amos und Jesaja: Abhängigkeit und Eigenständigkeit des Jesaja (WMANT 12) Neukirchen: Neukirchner, 1963






Fritz, Volkmar The City in Ancient Israel. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995






Fitzgerald, A. "BTWLT and BT as titles for capital cities", CBQ 37 (1975) 167-183








Freedman, David Noel, ed., The Anchor Bible Dictionary, New York: Doubleday, 1992.



Garcia-Treto, Francisco O. "A reader-response approach to prophetic conflict: The case of Amos 7.10-17" The New Literary Criticism and the Hebrew Bible (eds. J. Cheryl Exum & David J.A. Clines) Sheffield: SAP, 1993, 114-124






Gitay, Y. "A Study of Amos's Art of Speech: A Rhetorical Analysis of Amos 3:1-15," CBQ 42 1980, 293-309




Geus, J. K. de. "Die Gesellschaftskritik der Propheten und die Archhologie." ZDPV 98: 1982, 50–57






Grayson, A. Kirk, "History and Culture of Assyria" in Freedman, David Noel The Anchor Bible Dictionary New York: Doubleday, 1992, vol.4, 732-752.




Gottwald, N.K. "Sociology of Ancient Israel" in Freedman, David Noel The Anchor Bible Dictionary New York: Doubleday, 1992, Vol.6, 79-88






Goulder, Michael D. The Psalms of the Sons of Korah (JSOTS, 20) Sheffield: JSOT, 1982






Hammershaimb, Erling (trans. John Sturdy) The Book of Amos: A Commentary Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1970






Hayes, John H. Amos the Eighth-Century Prophet: his times & his preaching. Nashville: Abingdon, 1988




Hayes, Katherine Murphey. The earth mourns : prophetic metaphor and oral aesthetic Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2002. 




Z Herzog (ed.) Beer-sheba II Tel Aviv, 1984.




Hobbs, T.R. A Time for War: A Study of Warfare in the Old Testament. (Old Testament Studies) Wilmington: Glazier, 1989




Holladay, John S. "House, Israelite" in Freedman, David Noel. The Anchor Bible Dictionary. New York: Doubleday, 1996, 308-318.



Hope, Edward R. 'Problems of Interpretation in Amos 3.4' The Bible Translator, 1991, 42, 2, 201-205





Hunterian Museum (University of Glasgow) WWW exhibit,
(in particular thanks for permission to use image from:






Jeremias, J. “Amos 3-6: From Oral Word to the Text,” Canon, Theology, and Old Testament Interpretation: Essays in Honor of Brevard S. Childs (eds. G. M. Tucker, D. L. Petersen & R. R. Wilson; Philadelphia: Fortress, 1988) 222-224





Jeremias, Jörg The Book of Amos: A Commentary Louisville: Westminster John Knox: 1998





Kaminsky, Joel S. Corporate Responsibility in the Hebrew Bible (JSOTS 196) Sheffield: SAP, 1995






Keel, Othmar The Symbolism of the Biblical World: Ancient Near Eastern Iconography and the Book of Psalms. London: SPCK, 1978







Kelso, J. L. The Excavation of Bethel (1934–1960). AASOR 29, Cambridge, 1968







Koch, Klaus (trans. Margaret Kohl) The Prophets, Volume One: The Assyrian Period London: SCM, 1982



Koch, Klaus Die Rolle der hymnischen Abschnitte in der Komposition des Amos-Buches ZAW 86, 1974, 504-537

and the full report of this project (unseen)

Amos. Untersucht mit den Methoden einer struckturalen Formgeschichte (Alter Orient und Altes Testament 30) Kevelhr: Butson & Berker, 1976






Laan, Raynard Vander That the World May Know. Colorado Springs: Focus on the Family, 1995-6


 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.


Aren M. Maeir, "Tell es-Safi/Gath and the Dating of Amos 6:2" The Tell es-Safi/Gath Excavations Official (and Unofficial) Weblog 22 May 2006,


Mays, James Luther Amos: A Commentary (OTL) London: SCM, 1969






McMath, John Holyland: A Walk Through the History of the Land of the Bible Spokane: John McMath Research Ministries, 1995

A cut down version of the CD is on his web site at:







McNutt, Paula Reconstructing the Society of Ancient Israel (Library of Ancient Israel) London: SPCK, 1999





Meek, T.J. "The Hebrew Accusative of Time and Place" JAOS 60, 1940, 224-230

Meek, T.J. "The Accusative of Time in Amos 1:1" JAOS, 61, 1941, 63-63

Meek, T.J. "Again the Accusative of Time in Amos 1:1" JAOS, 61, 1941, 190-191








Muilenburg, J. "Form Criticism and Beyond" JBL 88 (1969) 1-18






Negev, Avraham (ed) The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land, New York: Prentice Hall, 1990.






The New Bible Dictionary, Wheaton, Illinois: Tyndale, 1962.






Oriental Institute, Chicago, www site,



Packer, J.I. and Tenney, M.C. (eds) Illustrated Manners and Customs of the Bible Nashville: Nelson, 1980





Paul, Shalom M. Amos (Hermenia) Minneapolis: Fortress, 1991







Pritchard, J.B. (ed) Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament Princeton, 1970







Reventlow, H. Graf Das Amt des Propheten bei Amos (FRLANT 80) Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1962






Ross, A. in R. Fowler (Ed.), A Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms London: Routledge, Kegan Paul, Rev (date unknown, the title page has been removed from this copy!), 156.






Rudolph, W. Jeremia (HAT, 1.12) Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr, 3rd edn, 1968




Rudolph, W Joel, Amos, Obadja, Jona (KAT XIII, 2) Gütersloh: Gerd Mohn, 1971







Schmitt, J.J. "The virgin of Israel: Meaning and use of the phrase in Amos and Jeremiah", Program and Abstracts of the XII Congress of the International Organisation for the Study of the Old Testament Jerusalem: IOSOT, 1986, 122







Sinclair, L.A. "The Courtroom Motiv in the Book of Amos" JBL 85, 1966, 351-353







Soggin, J. Alberto The Prophet Amos London:SCM, 1987





Sweeney, Marvin M. Isaiah 1-39 with an Introduction to Prophetic Literature (FOTL xvi) Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1996




Terrien, Samuel "Amos and Wisdom" in B.W. Anderson & W. Harrelson Israel's Prophetic Heritage: essays in honor of James Muilenburg New York: Harper & Brothers, 1962, 108-15






Thompson, J.A. Handbook of Life in Bible Times Leicester: IVP, 1986






Tsumura, T.S. "Inserted bicolon", the AXYB pattern, in Amos I 5 and Psalm IX 7" VT XXXVIII, 2, 1988, 234-236



Waltke, Bruce K. & O'Connor, M. An Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1990





Watts, John D.W. Vision and Prophecy in Amos: Expanded Anniversary Edition Macon: Mercer, 1997






Wilson, Robert R "Prophet" in Achtemier, Paul J. Harper's Bible Dictionary, San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1985






Weiss, Meir "The Origin of the `Day of the Lord' - Reconsidered" HUCA 37 (1966) 29-60




Wilingale, A.E. "Debt, Debtor" in Wood, D. R. W., and I. Howard Marshall New Bible Dictionary 3rd ed. Leicester/Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1996.



Wolff, Hans Walter Amos' geistige Heimat WMANT 18 Neukircher-Vulyn:Meukircher Verlag, 1964 (tr. Foster R. McCurley - Amos the Prophet: The Man and his Background Philadelphia: Fortress, 1973)



Wolff, Hans Walter Joel and Amos (Hermenia) Philadelphia: Fortress, 1977




Wood, D. R. W., and I. Howard Marshall New Bible Dictionary 3rd ed.Leicester/Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1996.




Wright, G.E. "A Characteristic North Israelite House" in R. Moorey and P.Parr (eds.) Archaeology in the Levant: Essays for Kathleen Kenyon Warminster: Aris and Phillips, 1978, 149-154.




Yadin, Yigael Hazor: The Rediscovery of a Great Citadel of the Bible London & Jerusalem: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1975






Yellin, David quoted in A. Preminger & E. Greenstein, The Hebrew Bible in Literary Criticism, New York: Ungar, 1986, 220-221






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