A people tall and smooth-skinned. The rhetoric of Isaiah 18, Martha Høyland Lavik : book review

This excellent study is a revised version of the doctoral thesis presented to the University of Oslo in November 2004 by Marta Lavik, Associate Professor in Old Testament Studies at the School of Mission and Theology, Stavanger, Norway. It constitutes an analysis of the persuasive artistry of Isaiah...

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Published in: Old Testament essays Vol. 21; no. 1; pp. 242 - 244
Main Author: Naude, J. A
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Published: Old Testament Society of South Africa (OTSSA) 01-01-2008
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Summary: This excellent study is a revised version of the doctoral thesis presented to the University of Oslo in November 2004 by Marta Lavik, Associate Professor in Old Testament Studies at the School of Mission and Theology, Stavanger, Norway. It constitutes an analysis of the persuasive artistry of Isaiah 18, that is, how Isaiah 18 is designed in order to persuade an ancient audience. Her premise is that the nature of the text of Isaiah 18 is enigmatic.
ISSN: 1010-9919
2312-3621