Narrative :: Jonah: Introduction Notes on ch:  3  4  

Study Notes on Jonah (including Hebrew narrative) by Tim Bulkeley


These notes on the book of Jonah (from the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament) are linked to a variety of explanations. You can either start reading, and follow your interests, or first listen to a lecture introducing the book of Jonah.

 

Audio Introduction to the book of Jonah, delivered to Hawera Baptist Church, Taranaki, NZ on June 11th 2005 (40 minutes)

There are also a growing series of podcasts and screencasts on this book in my 5 Minute Bible podcast series at listed in reverse order.

 

Written notes:

 

Hebrew Narrative

Introduction to Narrative
Narrative Poetics
Narration
Characters
Points of view
Plot and structure

The Book

Plot and Structure 
Plot
Narrative Speed 
Structure
Narration and Style
Characters
   Adonai
   Jonah
   mariners
   Ninevites
Questions
Humour
Genre 
Historico-Critical Issues
 

The Parts

Part One
Chapter 1 : Jonah disobeys
Chapter 2 : Jonah prays
Part Two
Chapter 3 : Jonah obeys
Chapter 4 : Jonah talks to God again
 
 
 
Conclusions
 

© Tim Bulkeley, 2007