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The Message of Jonah

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Description

The ‘great fish’ has probably made Jonah the best known of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament. The book bearing his name, comprising just 48 verses, has tantalised and intrigued its readers down the ages. Undue preoccupation with the fish may cause us to miss what is actually going on in the narrative.

Although on the surface the story seems fairly straightforward, Rosemary Nixon explores its fascinating complexity to show how the author grapples with conflicting perceptions of God – and how, while we might question some the story’s extra-ordinary features, we ourselves are questioned by the God who questions Jonah, and challenged to hear God’s word afresh today.

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Weight 281.2 g
Dimensions 218 × 136 × 27 mm
Author(s)

Nixon, Rosemary A., (Author)

Publication Summary

Inter Varsity Pr (2003), 220 pages

Published Date

2003

Page Count

220

Language

English

Product Type

Paperback

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