By Ronald E. Clements;R. E. Clements
This quantity includes the fruit of 3 a long time of Ronald Clements's researches on prophecy within the previous testomony. In 16 papers, seven of them no longer formerly released, he broaches a number of best questions on the origins of written prophecy within the previous testomony. a big concentration is at the influence of the occasions of 701 BCE at the formation of the Isaiah booklet as an entire and the increase of Jerusalem as a centre of spiritual wish. additional experiences take care of the position of the Isaiah e-book in present biblical interpretation and the failure of twentieth-century interpreters to provide an explanation for its cohesion. different matters difficulty principles of divine windfall, theodicy, and the hyperlinks among historical scribal tools of booklet formation and canonical authority. exact awareness is given to the makes an attempt to maintain conventional Christian methods to a publication, the translation of which has been drastically reworked by way of smooth serious examine.