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Isaiah old and new : exegesis, intertextuality, and hermeneutics / Ben Witherington III.

By: Witherington, Ben, III, 1951-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, 2017Description: xv, 508 pages 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated ISBN: 1506420559; 9781506420554.Subject(s): Bible. Isaiah -- Commentaries | Bible. Isaiah -- Criticism, interpretation, etcDDC classification: 224.107 Summary: Reading the Book of Isaiah in its original context is the crucial prerequisite for reading its citation and use in later interpretation, including the New Testament writings, argues Ben Witherington III. Here he offers pastors, teachers, and students an accessible commentary to Isaiah, as well as a reasoned consideration of how Isaiah was heard and read in early Christianity. By reading "forward and backward" Witherington advances the scholarly discussion of intertextuality and opens a new avenue for biblical theology.
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Includes select bibliography (p. 497-508).

Reading the Book of Isaiah in its original context is the crucial prerequisite for reading its citation and use in later interpretation, including the New Testament writings, argues Ben Witherington III. Here he offers pastors, teachers, and students an accessible commentary to Isaiah, as well as a reasoned consideration of how Isaiah was heard and read in early Christianity. By reading "forward and backward" Witherington advances the scholarly discussion of intertextuality and opens a new avenue for biblical theology.

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