New PDF release: Jonah in the Shadows of Eden (Indiana Studies in Biblical
By Yitzhak Berger
Yitzhak Berger advances a particular and markedly unique interpretation of the biblical booklet of Jonah that resolves some of the ambiguities within the textual content. Berger contends that the Jonah textual content pulls from many inner-biblical connections, specially ones in terms of the backyard of Eden. those connections offer a starting place for Berger’s examining of the tale, which attributes a number of layers of intending to this conscientiously crafted biblical e-book. targeting Jonah's futile quest and his profoundly bothered reaction to God's view of the sins of humanity, Berger indicates how the e-book paints Jonah as a pacifist not less than as a moralist.
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