The Gospel According to Isaiah 53: Encountering the Suffering Servant in Jewish and Christian Theology



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Release date: 23/03/2012

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Written by eleven biblical scholars, this study explores the theology of the suffering servant in Isaiah 53 and answers a number of imporant questions:

What is a Christian interpretation of Isaiah 53?

What is a Jewish interpretation of Isaiah 53?

How did the New Testament writers understand Isaiah 53?

How should forgiveness and salvation be understood in Isaiah 53?

How can Isaiah 53 be used in Jewish evangelism?

How do we preach Isaiah 53?

"It is certainly time for a precise and well-researched explanation of Isaiah 53, and this book clearly fills this void for the evangelical world." (Paul D Wegner, Professor of Old Testament Phoenix Seminary 2012-12-01)

"Provides pastors and other readers with a wonderful diversity of insights and perspectives on the meaning, relevance, and communication of Isaiah 53." (Roy E Ciampa, Professor of New Testament Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary 2012-12-01)

"The essays here, all written by superb evangelical scholars, explore the rich texture and consequential history of Isaiah 53. This is an important contribution both to biblical theology and to the life of faith." (Timothy George, Dean Beeson Divinity School 2012-12-01)

About the Author

Darrell L. Bock is Executive Director of Cultural Engagement and Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. A former president of the Evangelical Theological Society, he is the author of the best-selling Breaking the Da Vinci Code and numerous works in New Testament studies, including Jesus According to Scripture.

Mitch Glaser is the president of Chosen People Ministries. Mitch and his wife, Zhava, are Jewish believers in Jesus and have each labored for more than twenty years in ministry among the Jewish people. Mitch holds a PhD in Intercultural Studies.


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