The Message of Jonah: Presence in the Storm

The Message of Jonah: Presence in the Storm

by Rosemary Nixon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780830824267
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 07/11/2003
Series: The Bible Speaks Today Series
Pages: 220
Sales rank: 902,018
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Nixon is pastor to the Community of Durham Cathedral and formerly vicar of All Saints' Church in Cleadon, Sunderland. She also served as principal of the Theological Institute of the Scottish Episcopal Church, Edinburgh, director of the urban studies unit in the parish of Gatehead, and tutor in Old Testament studies at Cranmer Hall, Durham. She has also written Priority of Perfection.

Table of Contents

General Preface
Author's Preface
Chief Abbreviations
Bibliography
Introduction
1. The Literary Genre of Jonah
2. A Prophet Protests (1:1-3)
3. Storm at Sea (1:4-8)
4. The Prophet Speaks (1:9-16)
5. Alive or Dead? (1:17—2:10)
6. Jonah Calls upon the Lord (2:1-10)
7. A Persistent God (3:1-10)
8. A Prophet's Anger and the Lord's Pity (4:1-11)
9. The Repentance of Ninevah and the People of God
Appendices
A Possible Chronology of Jonah's Life and Times
Map of Places Relevant to the Book of Jonah

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