For the comfort of Zion : the geographical and theological location of Isaiah 40-55 / by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer.
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|Subject:||Bible. Isaiah, XL-LV > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Isaiah, XL-LV > Geography.
Bible. Isaiah, XL-LV > Criticism, interpretation, etc. > Geography.
Jerusalem > In the Bible.
- ISBN: 9789004189553
- ISBN: 9004189556
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 414 pages).
- Publisher: Leiden ; Brill, 2011.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Summary:|| This monograph seeks to determine the geographical provenance of Isaiah 40-55. It reassesses past research pertaining to Babylonian influence and reexamines the claims that all or parts of Isaiah 40-55 reflect the concerns of the exilic community in Babylon. It further challenges the prevalent view that the return of the exiles is of central concern in Isaiah 40-55, and instead proposes that Jerusalem and her imminent restoration is its focal point. It interprets Isaiah 40-55 as a polyvalent text that allows multiple and often contradictory views regarding Jerusalem's current suffering. The mo.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.