Jonah, Tobit, Judith
Jonah, Tobit, Judith
Roman Catholic

Jonah, Tobit, Judith

in New Collegeville Bible Commentary

by Toni Craven

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Pages 130
Publisher Liturgical Press
Published 2013
ISBN-13 9780814628591
These three colorful books offer gripping stories of how God shows his mercy and accomplishes his will through human actions. Jonah is a reluctant prophet who must be swallowed by a whale before he delivers his message to Israel s ancient enemies at Nineveh that they must repent or face doom. Tobit tells of the trials and tribulations of a family, and the power of prayer as God sends an angel to guide Tobit s son Tobiah on a journey of resolution. In the book of Judith, a simple and courageous widow, rather than an army, saves her people from destruction by a powerful enemy.

This rich commentary explores the significant themes of each book, showing that God is intimately involved with the destiny of humankind.


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