Amos.600

The prophet Amos, a Judean farmer in the 8th century B.C., denounced the lavish wealth of Israel in vivid language, bitterly describing the decadent opulence, immorality and smug piety of elites who “trampled the head of the poor into the dust of the earth.” Years ago in Church Army training, Amos was our introduction to the Old Testament. (iconographer unknown)

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