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J. Alec Motyer, a lifelong Isaiah scholar, provides a lucid and insightful exposition of the book of Isaiah. Identifying three messianic portraits: the King, the Servant and the Anointed Conqueror, Motyer challenges traditional divisions of this compelling Old Testament book of prophecy.
Paperback, 416 pages
Published December 3rd 2005 by InterVarsity Press
(first published April 16th 1999)
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Aug 15, 2008 Janelle rated it 4 of 5 stars
okay, so I didn't read ALL of it, but I read enough to recognize that this is a good reference for anyone who is studying the book of Isaiah. The introduction is solid, and the major sections each have their own introductions followed by detailed explanations of each paragraph in the text. I'll be sure to refer to it every time I am working in Isaiah, and I would recommend it to anyone else who wants to do a little more in depth study as well. Motyer pulls out nuances from the original language ...more
J. Alec Motyer (M.A., B.D., D.D.) was formerly principal of Trinity College in Bristol, England. He has extensive experience in parish ministry and is well known as a Bible expositor. He is author of The Prophecy of Isaiah, and he is Old Testament editor of IVP's commentary series, The Bible Speaks Today. He has written several volumes in that series.