Jonah


Verse-by-Verse Commentaries:

Martin Hugh, Jonah (Geneva), Banner of Truth, 1982.
B. K. Smith and F. S. Page, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (New American Commentary, 19b), Broadman and Holman, 1995.
Jack M. Sasson, Jonah (Anchor), Doubleday, 1990.
Hans Walter Wolff, Obadiah and Jonah (Hermeneia), Augsburg-Fortress, 1986.

Monographs, Compilations, and Studies:

G. Charles Aalders, The Problem of the Book of Jonah, Tyndale, 1948. ***1/2
Jacques Ellul, The Judgment of Jonah, Eerdmans, 1971. ****
Gerhard F. Hasel, Jonah: Messenger of the Eleventh Hour, Pacific Press Publishers Association, 1976.
Jonathan Magonet, Form and Meaning: Studies in Literary Techniques in the Book of Jonah, Almond Press, 1983. ****
Raymond F. Pearson,
In Conversation with Jonah: Conversation Analysis, Literary Criticism, and the Book of Jonah (JSOT Supplement, 220),
____Sheffield Academic Press, 1996. ***1/2

Articles and Essays:

Adele Berlin, "Rejoinder to John A Miles, Jr, With Some Observations on the Nature of Prophecy," Jewish Quarterly Review 66 (1976): 227-235.
Duane L. Christensen, "Narrative Poetics and the Interpretation of the Book of Jonah" in Directions in Biblical Hebrew Poetry
____(JSOT Supplement, 40) ed. E. R. Follis, Sheffield Acedemic, 1987: 29- 48.
Frank M. Cross, "Studies in the Structure of Hebrew Verse: The Prosody of the Psalm of Jonah" in The Quest for the Kingdom of God:
____Studies in Honor of George E. Mendenhall (ed. H. B. Huffmon, et al), Eisenbrauns, 1983: 159-167.
Alexander, T. Desmond. "Jonah and Genre". Tyndale Bulletin 36 (1985): 35-59.
James T. Dennison, "The Sign of Jonah," Kerux 8 (Dec 1993): 31-35.
David Lillegard, "Narrative and Paradox in Jonah" Kerux 8 (Dec 1993): 19-30.
Gerald B. Stanton, "The Prophet Jonah and His Message," BSac 108 (1951): 237-249; 363-376. (two parts)
Ernst R. Wendland, "Text Analysis And The Genre Of Jonah," JETS 39 (1996): 191-206; 373-395. (two parts)
________ "Recursion and Variation in the 'Prophecy' of Jonah: On the Rhetorical Impact of Stylistic Technique in Hebrew Narrative Discourse
____ with Special Reference to Irony and Enigma," Andrews University Seminary Studies 35 (1997): 67-98; 189-209. (two parts)


More Commentaries:

Elizabeth Achtemeier, Minor Prophets, Vol. I, Hosea-Micah (NIBC), Hendrickson, 1996.
Leslie C. Allen, The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah (NICOT), Eerdmans, 1976.
Joyce Baldwin, "Jonah" in The Minor Prophets, Vol. II (ed. T. McComiskey), Baker, 1993.
D. W. Baker, T. D. Alexander, and B. K. Waltke, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah (Tyndale), Inter Varsity, 1988.
Anthony R. Ceresko, "Jonah"
in The New Jerome Study Bible, Prentice Hall, 1990: 580-584.
Terrence E. Fretheim,
The Message of Jonah: A Theological Commentary, Wipf & Stock, 2000.
James Limburg, Hosea-Micah (Interpretation), Westminster John Knox, 1988.
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Jonah: A Commentary (OTL), Westminster John Knox, 1993.
Doug Stuart, Hosea-Jonah (Word), Word Books, 1987.

More Monographs:

Kenneth Craig, Poetics of Jonah: Art in the Service of Ideology, Mercer University Press, 1999.
Phyllis Tribble, Rhetorical Criticism: Context, Method, and the Book of Jonah, Fortress, 1994. ***

More Articles:

Duane L. Christensen, "The Song of Jonah: A Metrical Analysis," JBL 104 (1985): 217-231.
John Day, "Problems in the Interpretation of the Book of Jonah" in In Quest of the Past: Studies on Israelite Religion, Literature and Prophetism ____(Oudtestamentische StudiŽn, 26) ed. A. S. van der Woude, E. J. Brill, 1990: 32-47.
Elmer Dyck, "Jonah Among the Prophets: A Study in Canonical Context," JETS 33 (1990): 63-73.
Yehoshua Gitay, "Jonah: The Prophecy of Antirhetoric" in Fortunate the Eyes that See: Essays in Honor of David Noel Freedman in Celebration
____of his Seventieth Birthday (ed. A. B. Beck, P. R. Raabe, et al), Eerdmans, 1995: 197-206.
Raymond de Hoop, "The Book of Jonah as Poetry: An Analysis of Jonah 1:1–16" in The Structural Analysis of Biblical and
____Canaanite Poetry (JSOT Supplement, 74) ed. W. van der Meer and J. C. de Moor, Sheffield Acedemic, 1988): 156-171.
G. M. Landes, "The Kerygma of the Book of Jonah," Interpretation 21 (1967): 3:31.
Wendland, Ernst R. "Text Analysis and Genre of Jonah," JETS 39 (1996): 191-206.
John T. Willis, "The Repentance of God in the Books of Samuel, Jeremiah, and Jonah," Horizons in Biblical Theology 16 (1994):
____156-175.
Branson L. Woodard, "Death in Life: The Book of Jonah and Biblical Tragedy," Grace Theological Journal 11 (1990): 3-16.
John W. Woodhouse, "Jesus and Jonah," Reformed Theological Review 43 (1984): 33-41.


Still More Articles:

Arnold J. Band, "Swallowing Jonah: The Eclipse of Parody," Prooftexts 10 (1990), 177-195.
Abraham Z. Ephros, "The Book of Jonah as Allegory," Jewish Bible Quarterly 27 (1999): 141-151.


Not Yet Reviewed

Frank Logue, Jonah: A Narrative Critical Reading, n.p., 2000.