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Unformatted text preview: III. Theological Reflection a. What do we learn about God from the book of Amos? b. What does Amos contribute to an understanding of Jesus? i. Jesus as fulfillment of prophecy and as prophet himself ii. To follow Jesus is to challenge the status quo (like Amos) iii. To follow Jesus might be to invite rejection by others (like Amos) iv. To follow Jesus is to insist on justice (like Amos) c. The prophetic tradition today i. Examples of modern-day prophets: Dorothy Day, MLK jr., others? ii. How do we respond to prophets? iii. Of what sins might prophets accuse us ? iv. What would it take to restore the covenant today? Vocabulary Muratorian fragment Montanus (2 nd c.) Joachim of Fiore (12 th c.) 1...
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course THEO 100 taught by Professor Scine during the Spring '08 term at Saint Louis.
- Spring '08