To See and Not Perceive

To See and Not Perceive

Isaiah 6.9-10 in Early Jewish and Christian Interpretation

eBook - 1989
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In his famous vision of the enthroned and exalted Lord, Isaiah is told to harden the hearts of his people, 'lest they repent' (Isa. 6.9-10). According to Mark's Gospel, which cites this text, Jesus speaks in parables for the same reason. Interpreters of all generations have, not unnaturally, found the text difficult and disturbing. This study is concerned with the fascinating variety of early Jewish and Christian interpretations and modifications that have attempted to cope with the difficulty. At different stages in Judaism and Christianity the Isaianic vision of God is more clearly perceived.
Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic, 1989
ISBN: 9780567214935
0567214931
9781850751724
1850751722
Characteristics: 1 online resource (261 pages)

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