Forgiveness in a Wounded World: Jonah's Dilemma

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Society of Biblical Lit, 2003 - Religion - 179 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Approaching the Book of Jonah
7
Genre
13
Date
24
Structure
26
Jonahs Disobedience
31
Jonah and the Crew Spared
49
Jonahs Deliverance
54
The Prophecy
88
The Repentance
92
Jonahs Lessons
105
Jonahs Legacy
134
The Inland Sunflower and the Island Prison
136
Jonah and Jewish Liturgy
146
Other Biblical Models of Forgiveness
152
What Forgiveness Is and Is Not
160

The Belly of the Fish
55
The Psalm of Thanksgiving
66
Ninevehs Disobedience
81

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About the author (2003)

Janet Howe Gaines specializes in the Bible as literature in the Department of English at the University of New Mexico, teaches Hebrew, and is the director of Hillel.

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