Berit Olam: Isaiah 56-66   -     By: Paul V. Niskanen
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Berit Olam: Isaiah 56-66

Michael Glazier / 2014 / Hardcover

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The last chapters of the book of Isaiah offer a vision of new hope at the dawn of the postexilic period. The dense and complex imagery of light, espousal, and victory gives expression to the joyful reality of a return to Jerusalem and to the as-yet-unrealized dreams of rebuilding and repopulating what has been laid to waste.

Trito-Isaiah's proclamation of God's salvation or victory appears both as a brilliant light and a terrible darkness in these chapters. For while Yahweh's triumph means rejoicing for his righteous servants, it portends unspeakable horror for those who rebel against him.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 128
Vendor: Michael Glazier
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0814650686
ISBN-13: 9780814650684

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Author Bio

Paul V. Niskanen teaches Old Testament at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.  His interests include an exploration of Hebrew poetry, along with prophetic and apocalyptic imagery. He has written a monograph and a commentary on the book of Daniel as well as articles on Daniel, Isaiah, and Genesis for the Catholic Biblical Quarterly and the Journal of Biblical Literature.

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