The importance of social memory in biblical texts

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32420/2020.90.1790

Keywords:

social memory, collective memory, prophet Jonah, Amos, recovery

Abstract

The article deals with the phenomenon of "social memory" in the light of current research studies. The next step is to see the recovery of the people's memory through the lens of biblical texts. The book of the prophet Jonah and the passage from the book of the prophet Amos 2:1-3 are the main texts the study is based on. The author emphasizes the main aspects of the text of the prophet Amos: condemnation of those who destroy the memory of another people; indicating the consequences that the aggressor should expect for his action.

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Published

2020-03-31

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Articles