2 Marvin A. Sweeney, “The Book of Isaiah as Prophetic Torah,” in New Visions of Isaiah (ed. R. F.
14 Jacob Stromberg, Isaiah after Exile: The Author of Third Isaiah as Reader and Redactor of the Book (Oxford: Oxford University, 2011), 23.
15 J. Stromberg, Isaiah after Exile, 23, n.57.
16 On the 'Mosaic' referent of hrwt in Ezra-Nehemiah see Lester Grabbe, “The Law of Moses in Ezra Tradition: More Virtual than Real?” in Persia and Torah: The Theory of Imperial Authorization of the Pentateuch (ed. J. W. Watts; SBLSymS 17; Atlanta: SBL, 2001), 91-113; Sarah Japhet, “Law and 'the Law' in Ezra-Nehemiah,” in Proceedings of the Ninth World Congress of Jewish Studies (ed. M. GoshenGottstein; Jerusalem: Magnes, 1988), 99-115; Rolf Rendtorff, “Esra und das 'Gesetz'” ZAW 96 (1984): 165- 84. For an opposing view, see Cornelis Houtman, “Ezra and the Law” OTS 21 (1981): 91-115. 17 The thesis does not presuppose or require a particular theory of the book of Isaiah's history of composition; rather, I am after an interpretation of the book against the Persian phase background of Israel's history. My aim is to understand FI's place in the life of Israel. Nevertheless, as a generalization, standard critical scholarship on the book of Isaiah seems agreed upon a final phase of composition in the 5th-century, Study of the Old Testament Supplement Series 235; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic, 1996.
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