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Reading Isaiah: A Literary and Theological Commentary
Kim, Hyun Chul Paul

Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys, 2016 pp. xviii + 328. $34.00

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Reading the Old Testament

Description: In this commentary, Hyun Chul Paul Kim brings together innovative interpretive approaches and the proposals of various scholars to interpret the book of Isaiah in light of the ancient literature/culture, intertextual allusions/correlations, and socio-historical contexts of the empires. While closely exegeting key issues of each chapter, the commentary also explores interpretive relevance and significance between ancient texts and the modern world. Engaging with theological messages of the book of Isaiah as a unified whole, the commentary will both illuminate and inspire readers to wrestle with its theological implications for todayís church and society.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Prophetic Literature, Isaiah, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches, Theological Approaches

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Review by Torsten Uhlig
Published 3/22/2018
Citation: Torsten Uhlig, review of Hyun Chul Paul Kim, Reading Isaiah: A Literary and Theological Commentary, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2018).

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