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Isaiah: The literary and higher critical views.

What are the literary and higher critical views on Isaiah 1-2, 5-6, 9-12, and 36-39?

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You will need to address a little background material about the Book of Isaiah. Keep in mind that the Book of Isaiah is usually seen to have been composed during three different periods. The oldest part (Isaiah 1-39), is believed to have been written between 740-700 B.C.E., during the lifetime of Isaiah. What was going on during this period in Israel's history? This is during the reigns of the Judean kings Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah (Isa 1:1). Examine the 2nd Book of Kings/2nd Book of Chronicles for details about events during this period. The main issue ...

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The literary and higher critical views on Isaiah 1-2, 5-6, 9-12 and 36-39 are given.

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