The Better Questions Podcast

Jonah w/ Dr. Robert Alter: A Better Conversation

March 18th, 2019  â€¢  1 hr 5 mins  â€¢  Download (60 MB)  â€¢  Link with Timestamp

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Should the events in the book of Jonah be taken as history? Did they really happen, or is it a parable? And are those even the right questions to be asking? How do we approach translating and interpreting Jonah, or any Old Testament book? To discuss these questions and more, the guys sit down with Dr. Robert Alter.

📒 Resources Mentioned 📒

  1. Dr. Alter's Work: -The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary:
  2. The Art of Biblical Narrative:
  3. The Art of Bible Translation:
  4. The Art of Biblical Poetry:

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