Religion of the Prophets: The Message of Amos
May 25, 1952
May 25, 1952. Running time: 25:52. An interpretation of the social, historical, and narrative context of the biblical prophet, Amos, and Israel in the 8th century BCE. From Amos and the other prophets of Israel, Thurman surmises that the emergence of a sense of personal responsibility must be accompanied by the emergence of a sense of self and personhood. Thurman is also concerned with the individuals responsibility to do what God requires.