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Heidegger's Bible Handbook: Jonah: Chapter Summary

The author of the Prophecy, יוֹנָה/Jonah.  The tradition of the Hebrews, that he was the son of the widow, raised by Elijah, displayed, 1.  Nineveh is described.  Could it be in that place, in which Mosul is today? 2.  The great sins of Nineveh.  The Argument of the Prophecy, 3.  Jonah was a type of Christ.  Use of the book, 4.  An account of the time in which Jonah lived.  He was older than Isaiah and Hosea.  The King of Nineveh was not Sardanapalus, but his father, Pul, 5.  There are two pars:  I.  The former calling of Jonah to preach at Nineveh, and its lack of success (Jonah 1; 2).  II.  The latter calling of Jonah, and its better success (Jonah 3; 4).  A Synoptic Table of the book, and its Interpreters, Ancient, Reformed, Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Hebrew, 6.

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