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Limitations, Presuppositions, and Method

H. G. M. Williamson

in The Book Called Isaiah

Published in print September 1994 | ISBN: 9780198263609
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600821 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198263600.003.0002
 Limitations, Presuppositions, and Method

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Explains the decision to focus on the first two major parts of the Book of Isaiah (Chs. 1–55) at the expense of the third (Chs. 56–66), examines research into the question of the unity or multiple authorship of Deutero‐Isaiah (Chs. 40–55) and its theological implications, highlighting the work of H.J. Hermisson, and sets out the criteria for the discussion in the following three chapters of the extent to, and ways in which, Deutero‐Isaiah was influenced by Proto‐Isaiah (Chs. 1–39).

Keywords: Deutero‐Isaiah; Hermisson; multiple authorship; Proto‐Isaiah; unity

Chapter.  4823 words. 

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies

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