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Published: 02 September 2011

208 Pages

8.0 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780199594863

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Disability and Isaiah's Suffering Servant

Jeremy Schipper

Biblical Refigurations

  • Launch of the brand new Biblical Refigurations series which offers fresh perspectives on the textual, cultural, and interpretative contexts of individual biblical characters
  • Highlights the relevance of disability studies to the study of the biblical text
  • Engages research in disability studies from across the humanities to illuminate a very familiar passage in biblical studies
  • Reviews the history of scholarship on Isaiah 53 and presents a close reading that challenges frequent assumptions associated with the suffering servant
  • Written in a clear and accesible style well suited to introducing and explaining cross disciplinary findings relevant to the study of the biblical text