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Jonah: The Angsty Teenage Prophet

A retelling that isn’t about the whale

The story of Jonah and the whale is familiar in popular culture and is even referenced secularly. Jonah and the whale (or “big fish”) are depicted in the Hebrew Bible (Christian Old Testament) as well as the Quran of Islam.

How highly Jonah is regarded as a prophet depends on who you ask. In the Christian Scriptures…



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AS Briggs

I write about personal growth and spirituality. And occasionally video games. Proud supporter of the Oxford comma.