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Bibil Identifier bibil:206855
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Impulses to Mission in Isaiah
Title (English, ) An Intertextual Exploration
Author Martens, Elmer A.
Journal Bulletin for Biblical Research (Volume: 17, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2007
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2007
Year (Copyright) 2007
Year (Reference) 2007
Language English
Pages 215-239 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract How Israel is to relate to nations is a subject still under discussion in Isaiah studies. One position is that Israel has a mediating but essentially passive role at witness. This essay supports that position but argues that the "mission texts" in Isaiah also call for Israel to take the initiative in sharing God's good news. The argument is made using the method of innerbiblical interpretation or intertextuality and shows thereby how dominant the mission theme in Isaiah is. Sample texts are taken from each of the three so-called Isaiahs.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Mission
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Intertextuality
Pericopes Isaiah 2,1-2,5
Isaiah 42,1-42,4
Isaiah 42,6
Isaiah 49,6
Isaiah 52,13-53,12
Isaiah 55,1-55,13
Isaiah 61,1-61,11
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