Isaiah 40-55 (Volume 1) (International Critical Commentary Series)
For over one hundred years International Critical Commentaries have had a special place among works on the Bible. They bring together all the relevant aids to exegesis - linguistic, textual, archaeological, historical, literary, and theological - to help the reader...
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For over one hundred years International Critical Commentaries have had a special place among works on the Bible. They bring together all the relevant aids to exegesis - linguistic, textual, archaeological, historical, literary, and theological - to help the reader understand the meaning of the books of the Old and New Testaments. The new commentaries continue this tradition. All new evidence now available is incorporated and new methods of study are applied. The authors are of the highest international standing. No attempt has been made to secure a uniform theological or critical approach to the biblical text: contributors have been invited for their scholarly distinction, not for their adherence to any one school of thought. >
David Payne lives in North Carolina, and is the author of four previous novels: "Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street", which won the prestigious Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award; "Early from the Dance"; "Ruin Creek"; and "Gravesend Light". He welcomes comments from readers, and is available to speak with your book club. He can be reached at email@example.com.
John Goldingay (Ph.D., University of Nottingham) is David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. His books include Models for Scripture; Models for Interpretation of Scripture; Walk On; and commentaries on Psalms (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms - 3 volumes); Isaiah (New International Bible Commentary); Daniel (Word Biblical Commentary); The Message of Isaiah 40-55: A Literary-Theological Commentary; and with David Payne, Isaiah 40-66 (International Critical Commentary - 2 volumes), and the recently completed Old Testament Theology(three volumes from InterVarsity Press). His major project is now to complete the series Old Testament for Everyone Bible commentary series
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- Volume 1; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Bibliography; Commentary; 1. 40.1-31 Introduction; A) 40.1-11 Yhwh Is Returning To Jerusalem; B) 40.12-31 Yhwh The Creator Has Jacob-israel's Destiny In Hand; 2. 41.1 - 44.23 Yhwh's Vindication And Jacob-israel's Deliverance; A) 41.1-20 Yhwh's Unique Power And Yhwh's Commitment To Servant Israel; B) 41.21 - 42.17 Yhwh's Unique Power And Yhwh's Achievement Through The Servant; C) 42.18 - 43.21 Yhwh's Commitment To Blind And Deaf Jacob-israel; D) 43.22 - 44.23/45.8 Yhwh's Commitment To Using Jacob-israel As Witness; Volume 2; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Bibliography; Commentary; 1. 44.24 - 48.22 Yhwh's Work With Cyrus; A) 44.24 - 45.25 The Triumph Of Cyrus; B) 46.1 - 47.15 The Fall Of Babylon's Gods And Their City; C) 48.1-22 The Challenge To Jacob-israel; 2. 49.1 - 52.12 The Servant And Jerusalem-zion; A) 49.1-13 The Servant's Testimony And Its Implications; B) 49.14 - 50.3 Yhwh's Response To Abandoned Sion; C) 50.4-11 The Awakening Of Yhwh's Servant; D) 51.1 - 52.12 The Awakening Of Yhwh And Of Jerusalem-sion; 3. 52.13 - 55.13 Yhwh's Act Of Restoration And Transformation; A) 52.13 - 53.12 The Fruitfulness Of The Servant's Ministry; B) 54.1-17a The Renewing Of The Abandoned Woman/city; C) 54.17b - 55.13 The Broadening Of The Covenant Commitment; Indexes.