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The Book Called Isaiah: Deutero-Isaiah's Role in Composition and Redaction

H. G. M. Williamson


The book analyses and assesses the various methods and approaches used by nineteenth‐ and twentieth‐century scholars researching into the theme of the unity and diversity of the compositional structure of the Old Testament book of Isaiah. It considers the differences between the traditional, historical–critical, form of Old Testament study and the more modern, post‐critical literary reading, and argues that a more intensive application of the traditional methods would be of great value in studying the unity of the book of Isaiah and in interpreting its message. Focusing on one particular phase ... More

Keywords: compositional structure, Deutero‐Isaiah, diversity, historical–critical, Israel, Old Testament, post‐critical, unity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1994 Print ISBN-13: 9780198263609
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0198263600.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

H. G. M. Williamson, author
University of Oxford