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Thu, Oct 17


TES Library

The Bible as Literature

During the event, we will examine and discuss the biblical book of Jonah as a short story. (see reading assignment in Event Detail)

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The Bible as Literature

Time & Location

Oct 17, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

TES Library

Event Details

This class session will examine the biblical book of Jonah as a short story, read through the lens of literary criticism. We will see how the author of this  literary masterpiece structures plot, character, symbolism, and narrative technique to raise profound and difficult questions that at the same time confirm and challenge the reader’s deepest held beliefs.


Reading Assignment for class:  Bible: "The Book of Jonah"

CLICK HERE to read The Book of Jonah online now.

 NOTE: This event is FREE to Emek Shalom members. For non-members, there is modest $10 fee. 


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