Examples Of Modern Day Nineveh

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NINEVEH WAS THE NEW YORK CITY, the Bangkok, the Rio de Janeiro of Jonah's world—single cities by name, but, in reality, each one a huge conglomeration of communities with an attendant mystique and a seeming independence from the rest of the world. New York, for example—despite its incalculable contributions to education, the arts, medicine, and a host of other humanity affirming endeavors—is seen by many people as a soul-less place, giving existence and encouragement to all there is to fear and offend. If New York is the city that never sleeps, it is only because those people cannot get enough decadence during waking hours! Outsiders may be more critical and fearful of the cities than insiders. New Orleans, another modern-day Nineveh, is known

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