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The unity of the book Isaiah : neglected evidence (re-)considered

  title={The unity of the book Isaiah : neglected evidence (re-)considered},
  author={M. E. Baloyi},
  journal={Old Testament essays},
Whether the book Isaiah is a unity or not was debated since circa 110 CE and this is still the case. Those who argue for the unity of the book Isaiah argue that it is the prophecies of Isaiah ben Amoz, whereas those who argue for the disunity see it as a compilation of prophetic discourses by Isaiah and other authors. The aim of this article is to evaluate the arguments for and against the unity of the book Isaiah critically. This is done by reviewing evidence that is often neglected and by… Expand


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