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The Gospel According to Isaiah 53: Encountering the Suffering Servant in Jewish and Christian Theology available in Paperback
Written by eleven biblical scholars, this study explores the theology of the suffering servant in Isaiah 53 and answers a number of imporant questions:
- What is a Christian interpretation of Isaiah 53?
- What is a Jewish interpretation of Isaiah 53?
- How did the New Testament writers understand Isaiah 53?
- How should forgiveness and salvation be understood in Isaiah 53?
- How can Isaiah 53 be used in Jewish evangelism?
- How do we preach Isaiah 53?
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Isaiah 53 is one of the clearest prophecies of Jesus the Messiah in the Hebrew Scriptures. This chapter has changed the lives of thousands of peopleboth Jews and Gentileswho have read the text and believed in the One who fulfilled these prophecies in glorious detail.
This book, The Gospel According to Isaiah 53, was written to help readers to utilize the thruths of this magnificent chapter in bringing the Good News to those who do not yet know Jesus. It is designed to enable pastors and lay leaders to deepen their understanding of Isaiah 53 and to better equip the saints for ministry among the Jewish people. A book of this nature has been needed for quite some time.
Table of Contents
Introduction Mitch Glaser 21
Part 1 Interpretations of Isaiah 53
1 Christian Interpretations of Isaiah 53 Richard E. Averbeck 33
2 Jewish Interpretations of Isaiah 53 Michael L. Brown 61
Part 2 Isaiah 53 in Biblical Theology
3 The Identity and Mission of the "Servant of the Lord" Walter C. Kaiser Jr. 87
4 Isaiah 53 and the Message of Salvation in the Four Gospels Michael J. Wilkins 109
5 Isaiah 53 in Acts 8 Darrell L. Bock 133
6 Isaiah 53 in the Letters of Peter, Paul, Hebrews, and John Craig A. Evans 145
7 Substitutionary Atonement arid Cultic Terminology in Isaiah 53 David L. Allen 171
8 Forgiveness and Salvation in Isaiah 53 Robert B. Chisholm 191
Part 3 Isaiah 53 and Practical Theology
9 Postmodern Themes from Isaiah 53 John S. Feinberg 213
10 Using Isaiah 53 in Jewish Evangelism Mitch Glaser 229
11 Preaching Isaiah 53 Donald R. Sunukjian 251
Conclusion Darrell Bock 267
Appendix A Expositional Sermon on Isaiah 53 Donald R. Sunukjian 291
Appendix B Dramatic Narrative Sermon on Isaiah 53 Donald R. Sunukjian 305
Scripture Index 311
Subject Index 327