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De La Torre brings new light to the book of Jonah when he sets it in conversation with the lives of marginalized peoples. The United States takes the role of Nineveh, capital of the Assyrian empire, in an argument that hopes for readers’ conversion to God’s revelation among the disenfranchised. For the sake of reconciliation among peoples, De La Torre urges a Christian praxis that extends mercy and establishes justice simultaneously.

 

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