Isaiah's Kingship Polemic

Isaiah's Kingship Polemic

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William D. Barker analyzes a wide array of possible ancient Near Eastern backgrounds to Isaiah 24-27. He finds that there is a uniquely Ugaritic background to the chapters, with evidence of a literary framework and narrative progression that has been intentionally adopted and creatively adapted from either the Ba'al Myth (KTU 1.1-1.6) itself or a shared tradition between ancient Ugarit and ancient Israel. Barker also closely examines Isaiah 24-27 in the light of the Ugaritic material and thereby contributes to the resolution of some of the historic questions about the interpretation, genre, dating, and function of Isaiah 24-27. A new epithet for the chapters is also proposed.25-6b and 25-6c Expt aquot;n: (A) a banquet of succulent food, Eaquot;p: aquot;nur (B) a banquet of excellent wine; Emp: Eaquot;: (Aa#39;) of ... Alliteration Alliteration in the form of both assonance and consonance is used throughout Isaiah 25:6-8 with keywordanbsp;...

Title:Isaiah's Kingship Polemic
Author:William D. Barker
Publisher:Mohr Siebeck - 2014-11-19


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