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What are the socio-economic background of Prophet Amos?

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Socio-economic background of Prophet Amos include;

  • Sexual immolarity was wide spread
  • There was hypocrisy in worship
  • There was massive corruption/bribery
  • The rich merchants accumulated wealth by exploiting the poor
  • Wealth was concentrated in towns where trade thrived
  • Wealth/power was concentrated in the hands of the kings
  • The gap between the poor and the rich was great.
  • There was economic prosperity in Israel