Book of Jonah

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a book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale

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These connections between patience, poverty, obedience, and stability carry Patience naturally from the general discussion of patience into the rollicking retelling of the book of Jonah that follows.
The book of Jonah in the Bible has the same account, "And the Lord God prepared a gourd, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over his head, to deliver him from his grief.
This "love of enemy" theme is powerfully articulated in the ancient prophetic book of Jonah.
Muldoon, Defense of Divine Justice: An Intertextual Approach to the Book of Jonah (Washington, DC: Catholic Biblical Association, 2010), 150; see also 87-91, 95-97.
Given this demand, the aim of this essay is to offer a reading of the book of Jonah that takes into account both the exegetical insights of historical criticism and the contextual concerns of the religious other.
From the book of Jonah, we learn that everyone deserves a second chance.
Likewise, her second piece, "Jonah among the Twelve in the MT: The Triumph of Torah over Prophecy," argues that the book of Jonah was written after the eleven other minor prophetic books as an interpretative tool for reading the other eleven.
Yet, in this simple but sophisticated tale of prophecy that we find in the Book of Jonah, God is not satisfied to let Jonah flee; YHWH does not throw up the divine hands and pick a more suitable candidate to prophesy to Nineveh.
Using the language of the book of Jonah again and discussing the effect of a Van Gogh on him, A.
The Book of Jonah falls in four chapters in only two pages near the end of the Hebrew Bible.
is designed as a chapter book with special clues, tasks, games and adventures that lead to an understanding of the book of Jonah.
Evidence of Gill's influence on Jones is also apparent in his wood engravings; old testament illustrations of the animals entering the ark and the whale from the book of Jonah are both evocative and striking.
Much modern exegesis of the Book of Jonah has been influenced by a Christian reading of the book that dates back at least 1500 years to Jerome.
Comparing himself to the king of Nineveh in the Book of Jonah, Langford proclaimed April 25 a "day of prayer in sackcloth and ashes" and called on "all bishops, priests, pastors, ministers and all citizens of various denominations and creeds to join in.