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For the comfort of Zion [electronic resource] : the geographical and theological location of Isaiah 40-55 / by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer.

By: Tiemeyer, Lena-Sofia, 1969-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to Vetus Testamentum: v. 139.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011Description: 1 online resource (xv, 414 p.).ISBN: 9789004189553 (electronic bk.); 9004189556 (electronic bk.).Other title: Geographical and theological location of Isaiah 40-55.Subject(s): Bible. Isaiah, XL-LV -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Isaiah, XL-LV -- Geography | Jerusalem in the Bible | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- ProphetsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: For the comfort of Zion.DDC classification: 224/.1206 Online resources: EBSCOhost 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
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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

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