Jonah’s Story, Our Challenge: Reading a Biblical Narrative for Today’s Church and World

Karl Möller, Jonah’s Story, Our Challenge: Reading a Biblical Narrative for Today’s Church and World (forthcoming, London: SCM Press, 2022)

Contents

Please note that the following may be subject to change. However, at present, it is anticipated that the book will cover:

Jonah’s Readers: Perspectives on Interpretation

Jonah’s World: Historical and Social Science Perspectives

Jonah’s Art and Reception: The Poetics of a Biblical Narrative

Jonah’s Rhetoric and Allusiveness: Composition, Persuasion, and Intertextuality

Jonah’s Depths: Psychological Readings

Jonah’s Challenge: Contextual, Liberationist, and Postcolonial Interpretation

Jonah’s ‘Otherkind’: Ecological Readings

Jonah’s Story as the Word of God: Some Concluding Reflections