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Perhaps it requires a breakdown of certainties and ‘assured results’ like the one that has reigned in Isaiah studies for two decades to produce a book like this. In the wake of a century of historical reconstruction of the stages by which the book of Isaiah is alleged to have grown, Peter Quinn-Miscall is clear about what he feels we do not know. His ‘new way’ of reading Isaiah is meant to allow readers to make their own decisions about the ambiguities and contradictions which he believes characterise this long and eminently quotable Old Testament book. (more…)

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