By Roy F. Melugin, Marvin Alan Sweeney, Formation of the Book of Isaiah Seminar of the Society of Biblical lit
This selection of essays arises from the full of life discussions within the Formation of the ebook of Isaiah Seminar of the Society of Biblical Literature. The essays express the variety that has consistently been found in the Seminar. every one contributor has a special viewpoint and therefore extends the frontiers of study at the publication of Isaiah. but, taken as a complete, the essays fall into wide teams, being both 'objective' of their method of the text-embracing historical-critical procedure or a synchronic procedure within which textual content instead of reader is the focus-or 'postmodern', within the feel that which means is in no small measure situated in what the reader does. as well as the editors, the participants are Mark Biddle, David Carr, Edgar Conrad, Chris Franke, Kathryn Pfisterer Darr, Rolf Rendtorff, Gerald Sheppard, Benjamin Sommer, Gary Stansell, and Roy Wells.