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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- Spring '08
- Christian terms, apostolic origin Amos, Amos i.