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Forgiveness in a Wounded World: Jonah's Dilemma (Studies in Biblical Literature) [Paperback]

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Pages   179
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.02" Width: 6.14" Height: 0.47"
Weight:   0.65 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 1, 2003
Publisher   Society of Biblical Literature
ISBN  1589830776  
EAN  9781589830776  

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The brief book of Jonah is the mighty mite of scriptural narratives. The story of the prophet swallowed by the giant fish is simple enough to delight a child and complex enough to confound a scholar. Human beings hesitate and falter, like Jonah, when trying to accept or imitate a model of divine forgiveness. This book culminates in a dialogue, informed by the best of modern biblical scholarship, between Jonah and modern dilemmas of forgiveness in accounts from the Jewish Holocaust and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The author illumines Jonah's dilemma with literature from Henri Nouwen to Herman Melville, from the Talmud to Greek myth. Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! 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.

Janet Howe Gaines currently resides in the state of New Mexico. Janet Howe Gaines was born in 1950.

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