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Isaiah 1-39: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary (AYB)

Isaiah 1-39: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary (AYB)

by Joseph Blenkinsopp

Writing a commentary on the book of Isaiah in the middle of a paradigm shift in biblical studies, and in the study of the prophetic books in particular, is no easy task. The book of Isaiah has been the object of more scholarly interest over the past two or three decades than during the preceding century. At the same time, much of the received wisdom on the f… Read more…

Isaiah 40-55: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary (AYB)

Isaiah 40-55: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary (AYB)

by Joseph Blenkinsopp

Scholars have traditionally isolated three distinct sections of what is known as the Book of Isaiah, and in Isaiah 40-55, distinguished biblical scholar Joseph Blenkinsopp provides a new translation and critical commentary on the section usually referred to as Second or Deutero Isaiah. The second volume in a three-volume commentary, it easily maintains the h… Read more…

Isaiah 56-66: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary (AYB)

Isaiah 56-66: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary (AYB)

by Joseph Blenkinsopp

The world’s leading authority on the prophet Isaiah brings his distinguished three-volume commentary on the book of Isaiah to a conclusion with this new translation and critical discussion of the final eleven chapters. The concluding section of the book of Isaiah, sometimes referred to as Third or Trito Isaiah, had a profound impact on t… Read more…

Interpretation: Ezekiel (INT)

Interpretation: Ezekiel (INT)

by Joseph Blenkinsopp

This major work explores the message and meaning of Ezekiel, one of the longest and most difficult of the prophetic books. An introduction explains what is involved in reading a prophetic book, and how the book of Ezekiel was put together and structured. It looks at the form of speech used and discusses Ezekiel's author and those who transmitted, edited,… Read more…

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Old Testament Library: Ezra-Nehemiah (Blenkinsopp 1988) — OTL

Old Testament Library: Ezra-Nehemiah (Blenkinsopp 1988) — OTL

by Joseph Blenkinsopp

Ezra-Nehemiah in the context of the biblical narrative as a whole can be read as the gathering up of the past and reshaping it in such a way as to allow for a future, sustaining the life and energy of the community to which the author belonged — despite a historical narrative of great promise ending in disaster. Ezra-Nehemiah gives "the people back the… Read more…

Abraham: The Story of a Life

Abraham: The Story of a Life

by Joseph Blenkinsopp

In this discursive commentary Joseph Blenkinsopp explores the story of Abraham -- iconic ancestor of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam -- as told in Genesis 11-25. Presented in continuous discussion rather than in verse-by-verse form, Blenkinsopp’s commentary focuses on the literary and theological artistry of the narrative as a whole.Blenkinsopp discussses… Read more…