A sign and a wonder : the redactional formation of Isaiah 18-20 / by Paul M. Cook.

By: Cook, Paul M. (Paul Michael), 1976-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to Vetus Testamentum: v. 147.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011Description: xv, 212 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 9789004205918 (hardback : alk. paper); 9004205918 (hardback : alk. paper)Other title: Redactional formation of Isaiah 18-20Subject(s): Bible. O.T. Isaiah XVIII-XX -- Criticism, Redaction | Bible. O.T. Isaiah XIII-XXIII -- Criticism, Redaction | Bible O.T Isaiah -- Prophecies | Egypt in the Bible | Ethiopia in the BibleLOC classification: BS1199.E59 | C66 2011
Contents:
Introduction and survey of research -- The nations of oracles in Isaiah 13-23 -- The redactional formation of Isaiah 18 -- The redactional formation of Isaiah 19 -- The redactional formation of Isaiah 20 -- The redactional formation of Isaiah 18-20 -- Summary and conclusion.
Summary: While many studies on Isaiah are interested in the formation of the book, relatively few have addressed the development of the oracles concerning foreign nations. Like many other prophetic books, the book of Isaiah contains a section of foreign nations oracles (Isaiah 13-23), but within this collection is a smaller grouping of literary material that deals with the nations of Cush (Ethiopia) and Egypt (Isaiah 18-20). This book considers the formation of this smaller group about Cush and Egypt within the literary context of the growth of the larger collection and the development of these individual chapters. This book also contributes a fresh approach to the formation of foreign nations oracles in Isa 13-23.
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Revised version of the author's thesis (D.Phil.)--Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford, 2009.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-191) and indexes.

Introduction and survey of research -- The nations of oracles in Isaiah 13-23 -- The redactional formation of Isaiah 18 -- The redactional formation of Isaiah 19 -- The redactional formation of Isaiah 20 -- The redactional formation of Isaiah 18-20 -- Summary and conclusion.

While many studies on Isaiah are interested in the formation of the book, relatively few have addressed the development of the oracles concerning foreign nations. Like many other prophetic books, the book of Isaiah contains a section of foreign nations oracles (Isaiah 13-23), but within this collection is a smaller grouping of literary material that deals with the nations of Cush (Ethiopia) and Egypt (Isaiah 18-20). This book considers the formation of this smaller group about Cush and Egypt within the literary context of the growth of the larger collection and the development of these individual chapters. This book also contributes a fresh approach to the formation of foreign nations oracles in Isa 13-23.

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