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

Lisbeth S. Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Fri May 28 08:33:46 EDT 2004


Watts argues for a slow accretion over time.
He says that the Messiah in Isaiah 61 is not
Cyrus but Darius!
That's why I like his commentary,
we have the same point of view.
Liz

> -----Original Message-----
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> bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of UUC
> Sent: Friday, May 28, 2004 3:53 AM
> To: b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Isaiah 53: out of the context
> 
> 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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