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Bibil Identifier bibil:214747
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Abraham (Does not) Know(s) Us: An Intertextual Dialogue in the Book of Isaiah
Author Terblanche, Marius D.
Journal Old Testament Essays (Volume: 24, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 255-283 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The stance towards Abraham in Isaiah 63:16 seems to be at odds with the high esteem in which Abraham is held in the other texts in the book of Isaiah which explicitly mention him, and other exilic and post-exilic texts. This state of affairs points to an intertextual dialogue between the Abraham texts in the book of Isaiah. The proper-name Abraham acts as a signal which alerts a reader to the inter-textual relationship. Isaiah 63:16 displaces 29:22, 41:8 and 51:2 from their positions of authority. Trust in Yahweh himself was the only option for the people.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Abraham
Pericopes Isaiah 63,16
Isaiah 29,22
Isaiah 41,8
Isaiah 51,2
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