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The Mouth of the Lord Has Spoken: Inner-biblical Allusions in Second and Third Isaiah
Nurmela, Risto

Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006 pp. 170. $28.00

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Studies in Judaism


Description: In recent years, the phenomenon of allusion has attracted increasing attention in scholarly study of the Hebrew Bible. The Mouth of the Lord Has Spoken is a detailed and comprehensive analysis of allusions in Isaiah 40-66. This important contribution to the literature explores how allusions are identified through verbal similarities in biblical passages and illustrates how these similarities are the result of literary dependence.

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

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Review by Christophe Nihan
Published 1/24/2009
Citation: Christophe Nihan, review of Risto Nurmela, The Mouth of the Lord Has Spoken: Inner-biblical Allusions in Second and Third Isaiah, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


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