Isaiah 40-66: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching

Isaiah 40-66: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching

by Paul D. Hanson
     
 

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The latter half of the sixth century BCE found the Jewish community fragmented and under great strife after having been conquered by the Babylonian armies. As a response to a growing despair over life in servitude and exile, Isaiah 40-66 was written. Paul Hanson examines the writings of Second and Third Isaiah. What he discovers is a poetic argument for a loving

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The latter half of the sixth century BCE found the Jewish community fragmented and under great strife after having been conquered by the Babylonian armies. As a response to a growing despair over life in servitude and exile, Isaiah 40-66 was written. Paul Hanson examines the writings of Second and Third Isaiah. What he discovers is a poetic argument for a loving and attentive God and the rightful place of God's creatures in the unfolding of history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664238759
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
09/03/2012
Series:
Interpretation: a Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching Series
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Paul D. Hanson is Florence Corliss Lamont Research Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he has taught since 1971.

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