Correcting some fishy conclusions.
Two scribes, taking turns.
A false dichotomy between the particularist king and the universalist prophet nevertheless discloses a truth about its author.
The rabbis saw no contradiction, only completion.
Isaiah’s unforgettable language serves much the same role in spoken Hebrew that Shakespeare’s does in English.
The right name, the right time, and the right place. But is it the right Isaiah?
Isaiah, Hezekiah, and the moving shadow.
Did Isaiah write the book of Isaiah?
“The image of the seraph as a snake probably comes from Egyptian art.”
How the idea of exile, in the Bible only one punishment among many, evolved into a metaphor for Israel’s alienation from God—a condition that could. . .
A recent geological study argues that the Siloam Tunnel, attributed to Hezekiah in several biblical narratives, could not have been built during his reign. Really?