[b-hebrew] Isaiah 53: out of the context

UUC unikom at paco.net
Fri May 28 03:53:05 EDT 2004


Dear Liz,

Do you expect that Watts would objectively weight the possibility of
interpolations in the sacred text? Or rather that he would argue against
them by hook and by crook? Of course, I've read the commentaries...


Best regards,

Vadim

> All of this has been discussed,
> you are not bringing up anything new.
> For me to argue with each of these statements,
> I'd only be repeating myself.
> I suggest you might want to look at H.G.M. Williamson's
> The Book of Isaiah, which provides a good discussion of
> how the book can be read as a whole. Also, J.W.Watts
> commentary on Isaiah I find quite excellent, as is
> Blenkinsopp's.
> All these, and many others, argue that Duhm was wrong
> when he tried to show that the Servant Songs are out of
> context.
> This is of course the main problem with writing about
> Isaiah, the vast literature out there.
> I think we are going around in circles now.
> Best,
> Liz
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org [mailto:b-hebrew-
> > bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of UUC
> > Sent: Thursday, May 27, 2004 11:31 AM
> > To: b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org
> > Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Isaiah 53: out of the context
> >
> > Dear Liz and everyone,
> >
> > I assembled a quick apologia for the avdi below. Not everything there is
> > defendable, and probably some is incorrect. But still it makes a point.
> >
> > Best regards,
> >
> > Vadim
>
>
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