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A poetics of Jonah

art in the service of ideology

by Kenneth M. Craig

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. Jonah -- Criticism, Narrative.,
  • Bible. O.T. Jonah -- Language, style.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kenneth M. Craig, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1605.2 .C73 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 221 p. ;
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1400249M
    ISBN 100872498905
    LC Control Number93007999


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The Paperback of the A POETICS OF JONAH by Kenneth M Craig at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Pages: Craig examines and describes the devices of the author to advance both his aesthetic and ideological purposes. The resulting exposition of Jonah is the first to apply poetics to the Book of Jonah.

Stek. The Message of the Book of Jonah. Calvin Theological Journal 4 (): Wiseman, Donald J. Jonah's Nineveh. The Tyndale Bulletin. 30 (): Unpublished Materials On Jonah.

Ross, Allen P. Hermeneutical Principles for Preaching Jonah. Unpublished Class Notes in Introduction to Hebrew Exegesis. Dallas Theological. The Book of Jonah, containing the well-known story of Jonah in the stomach of a fish for three days, is a narrative about a reluctant prophet.

This fifth book of the Twelve (Minor) Prophets contains no oracles and is thus unique among prophetic books. The Book of Jonah is a book of the Nevi'im in the Hebrew Bible. It tells of a Hebrew prophet named Jonah son of Amittai who is sent by God to prophesy the destruction of Nineveh but tries to escape the divine mission.

Set in the reign of Jeroboam II, it was probably written in the post-exilic period, some time between the late 5th to early 4th century BC. The story has a long interpretive history and has become. What is poetics. --The RSV, NRSV, and Jonah --The narrator and characters --Jonah and the reading process --The multiple reports of prayer in Jonah --Jonah and poetry --Representation of the inner life: A case for inside views --The ideological plane: Summary.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Craig, Kenneth M., Poetics of Jonah. Columbia, S.C.: University of South.

T he book of Jonah is short, compassing four brief chapters of 48 verses. Despite brevity, it is a powerful story of God’s grace to Gentiles and a reflective study into God’s character and mercy. Despite brevity, it is a powerful story of God’s grace to Gentiles and a reflective study into God’s character and mercy.

A Poetics of Jonah Book Summary: With warm tears in his eyes, Patroclus, obviously distressed and troubled, turns to his friend Achilles, and says something like, 'Who can do anything with you?' An expression similar to this one from the Iliad might occur to anyone who writes about Jonah.

To cite: L. Juliana Claassens, “Rethinking Humour in the Book of Jonah: Tragic Laughter as Resistance in the Context of Trauma,” Old Testament Essays 28 no. 3 (): 1 J. William Whedbee, “Jonah as Joke: A Comedy of Contradiction, Caricature.

The Book of Jonah Preface Those of you who are familiar with the story of Jonah and the whale know that Jonah hopped a ship heading in the opposite direction when God commanded him to go preach to the Ninevites. You will also remember how God provided Jonah with a “living submarine” to get him back where he belonged.

A Poetics of Jonah: Art in the Service of Ideology (review) Ceresko, Anthony R. convoluted argument that in the millennium Christians who are freed from the sacrificial system by Jesus' cross will already be removed from the earth in the "rapture," and so only Jews will perform the ideal animal sacrifices until the final day of their conversion.

In general, then, one can recommend this. T he book of Jonah is an Old Testament story which tells about how the prophet Jonah refused to follow the Lord. Through some supernatural events, God convinced him to obey and carry out the Lord’s plan.

While Jonah eventually did what he was asked to do, the book closes with showing Jonah as. Hoo p, Raymond de, “The book of Jonah as poetry: an analysis of Jonah ,” In Structural Analysis of Biblical and Canaanite Poetry. Sheffield: JSOT, File Size: 53KB. Poetics of Jonah: Kenneth M.

Craig Jr (): Free Delivery at upon the use of metaphor and intertextuality and some aspect(s) of the biblical book of Jonah, though it can accomplish other purposes as well.

You are encouraged to use the assignment as an opportunity to pursue other interests, though not at the expense of the three elements which. Author: Jonah identifies the book as telling the story of the prophet Jonah. Although the book is written in the third person, the traditional view is that Jonah is the author of the book, and there is no persuasive reason to theorize about an unknown author.

Date of Writing: The Book of Jonah was likely written between and B.C. Use “A Book for Jonah” (pp. 15–16) to answer questions 18– Then fill in the answers on your answer document.

18 What was the main reason Dylan’s book was a success. F People wanted to help Dylan and Jonah. G It showed what a chocolate bar meant to Dylan. H People were curious about Dylan’s favorite activities.

J It revealed what Jonah likes best about Dylan. Book Information Phyllis Trible examines rhetorical criticism as a discipline within biblical studies. In Part One she surveys the historical antecedents of the method from ancient times to the postmodern era: classical rhetoric, literary critical theory, literary study of the Bible, and form criticism.5/5(2).

The Point It Wants to Make (Textual Shape): In all other prophetic books, the prophet is speaking the Word of the Lord in a time of crisis, either political or theological (mostly both).But this is a book about a prophet not speaking the Word of the Lord at first and then being upset by the outcomes of that word later.

In Jonah, the prophet looks like a foil for the author to make a bigger point. The book of Jonah recounts real events in the life and ministry of the prophet himself.

Literary Characteristics. Unlike most other prophetic parts of the OT, this book is a narrative account of a single prophetic mission. Its treatment of that mission is thus similar to the accounts of the ministries of Elijah and Elisha found in 1,2 Kings.

The writer of this article has attempted to do this (in Stade's "Zeitschrift,"pp. 40 et seq.), suggesting that the Book of Jonah is a section from the Midrash of the Book of the Kings mentioned in II Chron.

xxiv. 27, which in all probability was the chief source used by the author of the Chronicles. The suggestion is supported by the. Commentary on the Book of Jonah Jonah 1 1The word of the LORD came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying, 2"Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and cry against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me." 3But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD So he went.

Put simply, “We are Jonah.” 1 The book of Jonah has received numerous accolades for it literary artistry. Craig, Jr. stated it was “enormously varied, rich, and complex” (A Poetics of Jonah: Art in the Service of Ideology).

Allen wrote it was a “model of literary artistry, marked by. The book of Jonah has been read from the time of its composition through to the times of the New Testament as a prophetic message with relevance to the Hebrew peoples, their A Poetics of Jonah: Art in the Service of Ideology.

Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, Good, Edwin M. Irony in the Old Testament. 2 - Narrative Poetics and the Interpretation of The Book of Jonah - Duane L. Christensen 3 - Alternating (ABA'B') Parallelism in the Old Testament Psalms and Prophetic Literature - John T. Willis 4 - The Parallelism of Greater Precision - David J.

Clines 5 - The Case for the Prosecution: Isa - Jerome T. Walsh. The author concludes that the book of Jonah is focalized in a bifurcated manner with an omniscient but ideologically uncommitted external focalizer, allowing for a free manipulation of time and space as well as a panoramic presentation of the psychological aspects of the narrative, and instances of embedded focalization, which provide a number Cited by: 1.

Abstract. This article revisits the fate of Nineveh in Jonah 3, drawing on a cognitive-stylistic analysis of the spatial conceptualization of the city. Building upon previous research that acknowledges a destructive aspect of the book of Jonah, the analysis of space builders (such as directional and locational prepositions, motion verbs, Author: Karolien Vermeulen.

Book Review: A Poetics of Jonah: Art in the Service of Ideology. [REVIEW] George M. Landes - - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 49 (3) Book Review: JonahJonah by CaryPhillip Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible.

That is the theme of the book Jonah. The Word of the Lord came to Jonah and Jonah refused. This did not mean, however, that Jonah remained the same. We read nowhere in the book that Jonah confessed his sin and received a new heart.

But who then wrote the book and where do those intimate details of the story come from. The book itself is a File Size: 76KB. Literary Features in Jonah (Jonah ) I’m teaching Hebrew syntax/exegesis this semester, and our class is working through the books of Jonah and Ruth.

I will be making some brief posts on features of the Hebrew text of the passages we work through in class (primarily literary and rhetorical features). Application in the Book of Jonah - Part 1 Application in the Book of Jonah - Part 2 Journal Entries Introduction to The Discovery Bible and Literary Devices The Poetics Of Scripture Imperfect - Psalm Assessment 1 - Part 1.

Assignment 1: Journal Submission - Part 1 Applying Biblical Hebrew With The Discovery Bible cont. In A Poetics of “Jonah”: Art in the Service of Ideology, pp.

Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, Literatuurlijst – Jona G. Abramson, ‘The Book of Jonah as a Literary and Dramatic Work’, Semitics 5 (), H.C.

Brichto, Toward a Grammar of Biblical Poetics: Tales of the Prophets, OxfordW. Bührer, ‘Untersuchungen zur literarischen Gestalt des Jona-Buches’. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Kenneth M Craig books online.

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In and he held a fellowship at the University of Tel Aviv's Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics, where he also conducted research for A Poetics of Jonah.

He is the author of Reading Esther: A Case for Literary Carnivalesque () and of several journal articles on the subject of the Bible and narrative art. Not only does the book provide an elaborate description of the religious deterioration of the Northern Kingdom in the eighth century, and then the deportation and consequent social conditions2 of those tribes afterbut it explicitly quotes a prophet of that century, Amos, and makes reference () to the preaching of Jonah at Nineveh.

This book is a collection of essays that explore themes and background issues intended for the student of the Old Testament. The contributors are John D. W. Watts, Danny Mynatt, Joel Drinkard, Nancy deClaisse-Walford, William Bellinger, Jim Nogalski, Pierce Matheney, Tim Crawford, Tom Smothers, Gerald Keown, Carol Grizzard, James Crenshaw, Dennis Tucker, Wayne Ballard.