- March 01, 2021
- Sage Blalock
There may be no more misunderstood book of the Bible than Jonah. We know that Jonah was a prophet. We know that Jonah lives for three days in the belly of a huge fish. We even know that Jonah’s message to the Ninevites prompted them all to repent and believe in the God of Israel. What we don’t seem to know is that the Book of Jonah is hilarious.
And not unintentionally hilarious. Jonah, by all accounts, seems to be written as a satire. For those unfamiliar with the term, Oxford defines satire as “the...