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Discovering Biblical Texts: Discovering Isaiah (DBT)

Discovering Biblical Texts: Discovering Isaiah (DBT)

by Andrew T Abernethy

Discovering Isaiah is the perfect introduction to the interpretation of Isaiah. Through a critical assessment of key interpreters and interpretative debates, this is an Old Testament commentary that encourages in-depth study of the text and a genuine grappling with the theological and historical questions raised. As part of the Discovering… Read more…

Interpreting the Old Testament Theologically: Essays in Honor of Willem A. VanGemeren

Interpreting the Old Testament Theologically: Essays in Honor of Willem A. VanGemeren

by Andrew T Abernethy

How should Christians read the Old Testament today? Answers to this question gravitate between two poles. On the one hand, some pay little attention to the gap between the Old Testament and today, reading the Old Testament like a devotional allegory that points the Christian directly to Jesus. On the other hand, there are folks who prioritize an Old Testamen… Read more…

Isaiah and Imperial Context: The Book of Isaiah in the Times of Empire

Isaiah and Imperial Context: The Book of Isaiah in the Times of Empire

by Andrew Abernethy, Andrew T Abernethy, Mark G Brett, Tim Bulkeley and Tim Meadowcroft

Interpreting Isaiah requires attention to empire. The matrix of the book of Isaiah was the imperial contexts of Assyria, Babylon, and Persia. The community of faith in these eras needed a prophetic vision for life. Not only is the book of Isaiah crafted in light of empire, but current readers cannot help but approach Isaiah in light of imperial realities tod… Read more…