Isaiah Old and New: Exegesis, Intertextuality, and Hermeneutics
Witherington III, Ben
Minneapolis: Fortress, 2017 pp. xv + 508. $34.00
Description: Reading the Book of Isaiah in its original context is the crucial prerequisite for reading its citation and use in later interpretation, including the New Testament writings, argues Ben Witherington III. Here he offers pastors, teachers, and students an accessible commentary to Isaiah, as well as a reasoned consideration of how Isaiah was heard and read in early Christianity. By reading "forward and backward" Witherington advances the scholarly discussion of intertextuality and opens a new avenue for biblical theology.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Prophetic Literature, Isaiah, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches, Hermeneutics
Review by Wilson de Angelo Cunha
Citation: Wilson de Angelo Cunha, review of Ben Witherington III, Isaiah Old and New: Exegesis, Intertextuality, and Hermeneutics, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2018).
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