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Isaiah 40-66

Author: Paul D Hanson
Publisher: Louisville : John Knox Press, ©1995.
Series: Interpretation, a Bible commentary for teaching and preaching.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The latter half of the sixth century B.C.E. found the Jewish community fragmented and under great strife after having been conquered by the Babylonian armies. As a response to a growing despair over life in servitude and exile, Isaiah 40 - 66 was written. Paul Hanson examines the writings of Second Isaiah. What he discovers is a poetic argument for a loving and attentive God and the rightful place of God's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul D Hanson
ISBN: 080423132X 9780804231329 0804231311 9780804231312 0664238750 9780664238759
OCLC Number: 31971713
Description: x, 255 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Interpretation, a Bible commentary for teaching and preaching.
Responsibility: Paul D. Hanson.

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"The latter half of the sixth century B.C.E. found the Jewish community fragmented and under great strife after having been conquered by the Babylonian armies. As a response to a growing despair over life in servitude and exile, Isaiah 40 - 66 was written. Paul Hanson examines the writings of Second Isaiah. What he discovers is a poetic argument for a loving and attentive God and the rightful place of God's creatures in the unfolding of history." "This commentary provides a wealth of insight into the world and worldview of Second Isaiah."--BOOK JACKET.

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