First people, minority reading: Reading Jonah, from Oceania

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Abstract

In this chapter I, a foreigner to Australia, the nation of several countries of Aborigines, invite myself to the conversation on 'minority biblical criticism' (Bailey et al., 2009) with a reading of Jonah that privileges the First people, the people of the land, the people of Nineveh. I read Jonah in solidarity with first peoples, their faces, tongues, ways and interests, from Nineveh, and from Oceania.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe one who reads may run
Subtitle of host publicationEssays in honour of Edgar W. Conrad
EditorsRoland Boer, Michael Carden, Julie Kelso
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherT&T Clark (International)
Pages176-85
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780567602176
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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