By Paul D. Hanson
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Given the literary, historical, and theological richness of the Book of Isaiah, it seems appropriate that it spills over into two volumes. I am sure, however, that Seitz will agree with me that our two volumes, while offered separately, belong together. The sixty-six chapters of the Book of Isaiah did not come together by accident. From the complementary sides of the division, we both point to broad themes that run throughout the book. Readers will discover other connections through their own study.
The Literary Qualities of Second Isaiah As already seen, the verve and audacity of Second Isaiah's visionary, God-centered worldview is enhanced by literary dimensions such as genre, poetic style, symbolism, and compositional structure. What we have described as the dialectical relationship between old and new in the prophet's treatment of epic traditions finds its counterpart in the way in which poetic style and genres are developed. The poetic style is definitely archaizing. Frequently one finds a prosody characterized by parallelism and regularity of metric structure that resembles the earliest poetry of the Bible.
And are used by permission. Hanson. p. cm. (Interpretation, a Bible commentary for teaching and preaching) Includes bibliographical references (p. ). Isaiah XLLXVICommentaries. Title. Series. 48 standard. 00 01 02 03 04 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 Printed in the United States of America John Knox Press Louisville, Kentucky Page v SERIES PREFACE This series of commentaries offers an interpretation of the books of the Bible. It is designed to meet the need of students, teachers, ministers, and priests for a contemporary expository commentary.