The Exaggerated God of Jonah

Terence E. Fretheim

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2007

Issue: Jonah (Vol. 27, No 2, Spring, 2007)

Given the many exaggerations in the book of Jonah, might not the actions of God be seen as deliberately exaggerated as well? If so, the God of Jonah is not the all-controlling deity that readers have often assumed.

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