In this volume, Bryan E. Beyer offers a comprehensive introduction to the book of Isaiah that surveys the book’s content, its meaning in its original context, and its application for people today. Beyer presents the prophet’s recurring themes of remnant, the sovereignty of God, the Day of the Lord, covenant obligations, Messiah, and God and the nations. He pays special attention to Isaiah’s use of geographical issues to illustrate his message, Isaiah’s place in the canon of Scripture, and the implications of the book for mission.
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Bryan Beyer has done a service for all those who struggle to understand the complex book of Isaiah. In clear yet engaging prose, he has made the profound theology of the book available to all of us. In addition, he goes the next step, addressing the related questions that study of the book raises. This is the best general handbook to Isaiah that is currently available.
—John N. Oswalt, research professor of Old Testament, Wesley Biblical Seminary
The book of Isaiah is easy to get lost in, so having a knowledgeable guide can be crucial. Bryan Beyer has provided just such a service in this accessible tour of one of the most complex and magisterial books of the canon. His judicious discussions show a depth of knowledge and a balanced assessment of difficult issues. The student of Isaiah will find the book opened up in ways that will promote scholarship as well as faith.
—John H. Walton, professor of Old Testament, Wheaton College
Bryan E. Beyer is a professor of Old Testament at Columbia International University Seminary and School of Missions. He is the author of several books and coeditor of Readings from the Ancient Near East.