Isaiah: 1-39

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1998 - Religion - 314 pages
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In this volume, Walter Brueggemann writes on Isaiah 1-39, which many scholars believe had a single author, Isaiah, of the eighth century BCE, who wrote in the context of the Assyrian empire between 742 and 701.

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This is a very approachable commentary on Isaiah by Brueggemann. It avoids getting caught in the weeds and comments more casually on the canonical picture of what is going on in Isaiah. Brueggemann ... Read full review

Contents

Holy Holy Holy Is the Lord of Hosts
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Yahwehs Rule in World Perspective
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Yahwehs Judgment on the Power of Evil
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The King in His Beauty
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The New Governance of Harshness and Joy
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The Career of the Good King
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About the author (1998)

Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. He is the world's leading interpreter of the Old Testament, and is the author of numerous books, including Introduction to the Old Testament: The Canon and Christian Imagination and Reverberations of Faith: A Theological Handbook of Old Testament Themes.

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