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Reflections of Empire in Isaiah 1-39: Responses to Assyrian Ideology

@inproceedings{Aster2017ReflectionsOE,
  title={Reflections of Empire in Isaiah 1-39: Responses to Assyrian Ideology},
  author={Shawn Zelig Aster},
  year={2017}
}
Cover photo: Zev Radovan/BibleLandPictures.com In this new book Shawn Zelig Aster critiques the predominant scholarly position that dates many passages in First Isaiah to the Babylonian period and later. He o ers a strong case for dating much of Isaiah 1–39 to the time of Tiglath-pileser III, Sargon, and Sennacherib and analyzes the theology of First Isaiah in relation to Assyrian imperial propaganda. By relating the prophecies of First Isaiah to the historical events of the eighth century BCE… Expand
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