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Jonah's Journeys

Barbara Green

Jonah's Journeys

Barbara Green

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he book of Jonah has been richly commented upon by centuries of Christians and Jews. Writers of prose and poetry have loved it as well as those interested in liturgy. Jonah is a small book, and yet it is concerned with issues that have shown themselves existentially powerful over time and among readers of many types and cultures. In essence, interpreters of Jonah have a great deal of territory to explore. In Jonah's Journeys, Barbara Green, O.P., focuses on the character Jonah and explores the variety of ways in which the prophet and the book have been represented and understood by various interpreters. The questions of how readers construct meaning is central to the text.

- Publisher The book of Jonah has been richly commented upon by centuries of Christians and Jews. Writers of prose and poetry have loved it as well as those interested in liturgy. Jonah is a small book, and yet it is concerned with issues that have shown themselves existentially powerful over time and among readers of many types and cultures. In essence, interpreters of Jonah have a great deal of territory to explore. In Jonah's Journeys, Barbara Green, O.P., focuses on the character Jonah and explores the variety of ways in which the prophet and the book have been represented and understood by various interpreters. The questions of how readers construct meaning is central to the text.

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About "Jonah's Journeys"

he book of Jonah has been richly commented upon by centuries of Christians and Jews. Writers of prose and poetry have loved it as well as those interested in liturgy. Jonah is a small book, and yet it is concerned with issues that have shown themselves existentially powerful over time and among readers of many types and cultures. In essence, interpreters of Jonah have a great deal of territory to explore. In Jonah's Journeys, Barbara Green, O.P., focuses on the character Jonah and explores the variety of ways in which the prophet and the book have been represented and understood by various interpreters. The questions of how readers construct meaning is central to the text.
- Publisher

The book of Jonah has been richly commented upon by centuries of Christians and Jews. Writers of prose and poetry have loved it as well as those interested in liturgy. Jonah is a small book, and yet it is concerned with issues that have shown themselves existentially powerful over time and among readers of many types and cultures. In essence, interpreters of Jonah have a great deal of territory to explore. In Jonah's Journeys, Barbara Green, O.P., focuses on the character Jonah and explores the variety of ways in which the prophet and the book have been represented and understood by various interpreters. The questions of how readers construct meaning is central to the text.
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Meet the Author

Barbara Green

Green is Associate for Peacemaking Issues, Washington Office, Presbyterian Church (USA).

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 237194
  • Product Code 0814650384
  • EAN 9780814650387
  • Pages 192
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Old Testament
  • Publisher Liturgical Press
  • Publication Date Dec 2005
  • Sales Rank #23845
  • Dimensions 229 x 152 x 10 mm
  • Weight 0.255kg

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