By Rannfrid I Thelle, Terje Stordalen, Mervyn E J Richardson
In New views on outdated testomony Prophecy and History, colleagues, scholars, and acquaintances of Hans M. Barstad supply essays in honour of his esteemed occupation in religious study. Contributions on prophecy comprise: the controversy on prophets as old figures, the biblical books of Isaiah, Ezekiel, Hosea, Amos, and Micah, and problems with method and interpretation. Essays dedicated to background tackle a number of historiographic concerns in addition to particular historic themes comparable to the monarchy in old Israel, the connection of Judah to Edom, and the ritual of studying the legislations. In ways in which replicate Hans Barstad's cutting edge insights and methodological reviews, this number of essays probes past the oft-trodden paths of religious study and demanding situations the established order in the box.
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11 could be construed very well as an independent sentence. The flow between the two verses is thus far from obviously smooth. One solution4 is to resort to paraphrase by way of a slight expansion Verlag, 1977), 24–25; Z. Weisman, Political Satire in the Bible (SBLSS 32; Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1998), 87–88. 2 See, for instance, F. A. Alexander, Commentary on the Prophecies of Isaiah (repr. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1978; original publication in 2 vols: 1846–1847), 225–27; A. Knobel, Der Prophet Jesaia, 3rd ed.
Isa 41:17–20 deals with a quite different topic, the provision of water and the ecological transformation of the wilderness (cf. 49:8–19; 55:10–13). , the activities of Moses and Aaron in the wilderness. Unlike the disputations, it contains no direct address and deals with future scenarios not present realities. See Claus Westermann, Isaiah 40–55: A Commentary (OTL; Philadelphia: Westminster, 1969), 78–81. Abraham And Cyrus In Isaiah 40–48 33 concludes with a psalm appropriate to its subject matter (42:10–13).
78). 32 Pierre Bordreuil, “Trois divinités tyriennes dans le récit de 1 Rois 18,” Res Antiquae 9 (2012): 36, n. 13. 33 In recent years, from the Edinburgh symposium published in Prophecy in the Book of Jeremiah (fn. 9 above) to “Jeremiah the Historian: The Book of Jeremiah as a Source for the History of the Near East in the Time of Nebuchadnezzar,” in Studies on the Text and Versions of the Hebrew Bible in Honour of Robert Gordon, ed. G. Khan and D. Lipton (VTSup 149; Leiden: Brill, 2012), 87–98.