I have decided to preach through the book of Jonah at the conclusion of this semester (and before I start summer sessions). Here’s where I need your suggestions–resources! I have plenty in the way of lexical and grammatical resources, but not in the way of commentaries and other resources. I don’t only want suggestions for commentaries, but any other volumes specific to the book of Jonah that are helpful in understanding the book.
What volumes do you suggest?
The criteria are:
- Must be written by a notable OT scholar (would anyone else attempt such a feat?)
- Must be accessible, i.e. I don’t want to waste time reading rabbit chases cased in technical jargon!
- Must be affordable. I have a wife, four kids, and a summer and fall’s worth of tuition to pay for, so I have to be judicious in my selections!
That’s not asking too much, is it? 😉
I plan to start the series on Sunday, May 2, which means I’ll begin preparing the previous Monday. I have several OT introductions and other materials that will be useful in preparing the first sermon (in which I try to set up the background of the letter/account), but I would like to have books in hand by Thanks in advance for your suggestions!
Αυτω η δοξα,