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J. J. M. Roberts

J. J. M. Roberts is the William Henry Green Professor of Old Testament Literature Emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary. He is the author or coauthor of The Hand of the Lord: A Reassessment of the “Ark Narrative” of 1 Samuel (1977), Commentary on Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah (1991), The Bible and the Ancient Near East (2002), and Hebrew Inscriptions (2004).

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The eighth-century BCE Isaiah of Jerusalem, the so-called First Isaiah, is one of the most important theological voices in the Bible. J. J. M. Roberts makes good use of his broad comparative knowledge of ancient Near Eastern historical and religious sources in providing a fresh and original interpretation of this prophet’s genuine oracles.

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December 18, 2015

The eighth-century BCE Isaiah of Jerusalem, the so-called First Isaiah, is one of the most important theological voices in the Bible. J. J. M. Roberts makes good use of his broad comparative knowledge of ancient Near Eastern historical and religious sources in providing a fresh and original interpretation of this prophet’s genuine oracles.