Archive for the ‘Obadiah’ Category

  • Humorous hyperbole in Obadiah

    Nov 19, 12 • Humour, ObadiahComments Off on Humorous hyperbole in Obadiah
    Humorous hyperbole in Obadiah

    Obadiah’s not a comedy. It is nasty, brutish though thankfully short. It is harder than usual to talk about this book as Israeli defense forces continue to rain destruction on Gaza though perhaps the placing of the book of Obadiah and my trip (starting Wednesday) to what was till recently war-torn Sri Lanka provide glimpses [&hellip...

  • Obadiah and Jonah

    Sep 10, 12 • Isaiah, Jonah, Obadiah2 Comments
    Obadiah and Jonah

    Juxtaposition: putting things together to make something “more than the sum of the parts” is a common artistic skill, it is common (but often unrecognised) in the Bible. As my least favourite book of the Bible helps reveal!...