Table of contents for Messianism within the scriptural scroll of Isaiah / Randall Heskett.

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 Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction: Messianism within the Book of Isaiah as a
Whole 1-18
 I. Definition of Messianism 2-7
 II. Strategy For This Investigation 7-16
 III. Rationale for Selecting Messianic Passages in
Isaiah 16-18
Chapter 2 Cyrus: YHWH's Anointed 19-49
 Introduction 19
 I. Cyrus Within Pre-biblical Traditions 19-36
 A. Scholarly Efforts to Reconstruct the Pre-
biblicalTraditions around Cyrus 19-32
 1. Perspectives That Reject Cyrus as Messiah 19-26
 2. Perspectives That Portray Cyrus as Messiah 26-32
 B. Rethinking the Evidence 32-36
 II. Isa. 45:1 within the Book of Isaiah As A Whole 36-
49
 A. Efforts to Describe Cyrus and the Former Things in
the Book as 36-42
 a Whole
 B. Rethinking the Evidence 42-47
 C. Cyrus' Role within Other Biblical Books as
Compared with the 47-48
 Book of Isaiah
 Conclusion 48-49
Chapter 3 Messianic Interpretation in Isa. 7:14, 9:1-6 and 11:1-
9 50-181
 Introduction 50-52
 I. Isa. 7:14, 9:1-6 and 11:1-9 as Pre-biblical
Traditions 52-
 A. Non-messianic Assessments 52-66
 1. Perspectives That Interpret the Pre-biblical
 Traditions of 52-57
 Isa. 7:14 as Non-messianic
 2. Perspectives That Interpret the Pre-biblical
 traditions of 57-58
 Isa. 9:1-6 (NRSV, 9:2-7] as Non-Messianic
 3. Perspectives That Interpret all three Pre-biblical
 Traditions 58-66
 as Non-messianic
 B. Messianic Assessments 66-82
 1. Perspectives That Interpret the pre-biblical
 traditions of
 Isa. 9:1-6 as Messianic 66-68 2.
 Perspectives That Interpret Isa. 9:1-9:6 and 11:1-9 as
 Messianic 68-69
 3. Perspectives That Interpret Only Isa. 11:1-9 as
Messianic 69-70
 4. Perspectives That Interpret All Three Pre-
 biblical Traditions 70-80
 as Messianic
 C. Rethinking the Evidence 80-82
 II. Interpretation within the Biblical Scroll of Isaiah 82-
182
 A. Non-messianic Assessments of the Biblical
Testimony 82-84
 1. Perspectives that Interpret the Biblical Testimony
 of Isa. 7:14 82-83
 as Non-messianic
 2. Perspectives that Regard All Three Biblical
 Testimonies as
 Non-messianic 83-84
 B. Messianic Assessments of the Biblical Testimony 84-
 1. Perspectives that interpret only the Biblical
 Testimony of
 Isa. 11:1-5 as Messianic 84
 2. Perspective that interpret the Biblical Testimony of
 Isa. 9:1-6
 and 11:1-5 as Messianic 84-85
 3. Perspectives that Regard all Three Biblical
 Testimonies as
 Messianic 85-106
 4. Perspectives That Interpret the Biblical Isa. 7:14
 through
 Typological Interpretation
106-108
 C. A Few Pre-modern Examples
 108-
 1. Targum 108-110
 2. Ibn Ezra (arz[ !ba)
110-111
 3. Luther
112-113
 4. Calvin
113-116
 III. Rethinking the Evidence 116-
 A. Problems Raised by Theories of Multiple Redactions 116-
121
 B. Isa. 7:14 in the Context of the Scriptural Scroll
of Isaiah 121-136
 C. Isa. 9:1-6 in Relation to the "Former"and "Latter
Things in
 Isaiah 40-66 136-
156
 D. Isa. 11:1-9 in the Context of The Biblical Scroll
of Isaiah 156-181
 Conclusion
181-182
Chapter 4 The Suffering Servant (Isa. 52:13-53:12) 183-
310
 Introduction 183-
185
 I. Isa. 52:13-53:12 within Pre-biblical Traditions 185-
211
 A. Non-messianic Assessments 185-204
 1. Views that Interpret the Servant as Israel
185-191
 2. Views that Interpret The Servant as an Individual
 Distinct 191-193
 from Israel
 3. Views that Interpret the Servant in
 Light of the Tammuz Myth 193-194
 4. Views that Compare The Servant With Moses 194-195
 5. Views that Interpret the Servant in Relation to
Cyrus 195-197
 6. Views that Interpret the Servant as An
Israelite King 197-198
 7. Views that Interpret The Servant as The Prophet 198-
202
 Second Isaiah
 8. Views that Appeal To Figurative Usages Or
Spiritual Senses 202-204
 B. Messianic Assessments 204-211
 II. Interpretation within the Biblical Scroll of Isaiah
211-236
 A. Non-messianic Assessments of the Biblical
Testimony 211-212
 B. Messianic Assessments of the Biblical Testimony 212-
227
 1. Approaches That View Isa. 52:13-53:12 as
Messianic Prophecy 212-223
 2. Perspectives That Interpret Through Typological
Interpretation 223-224
 3. A Few Reflections of New Testament Scholarship 224-227
 C. A Few Pre-modern Examples 227-236
 1. Non-messianic Assessments
227-230
 2. Messianic Assessments 230-236
 III. Rethinking the Evidence 236-310
 A. Isa. 52:13-53:12 within Biblical Prophecy 236-
239
 B. The Clarity of Isa. 52:13-53-12 239-302
 1. The Servant Israel And The Individual Servant 239-
246
 2. The Clarity of the Servant's Exaltation 246-
252
 3. The Clarity of The Servant's Intercession and
Substitutionary 252-298
 Atonement
 4. Similarities and Differences Between the
Servant and the 297-302
 Davidic Messiah
 C. Messianic Interpretation and Functional Ambiguity 302-
310
 1. Functional Ambiguity
302-305
 2. New Testament Citations of Isa. 52:13-53-12 305-
308
 3. The Servant and Cyrus
308-309
 Conclusion 309-310
Chapter 5 "The Spirit of YHWH is Upon Me" (Isa. 61:1-3) 311-
365
 Introduction
311
 I. Isa. 61:1-3 within Pre-biblical Traditions
311-330
 A. Non-messianic Assessments 311-324
 B. Messianic Assessments 324-329
 C. Rethinking the Evidence
329-330
 II. Interpretation within the Biblical Scroll of Isaiah
330-365
 A. Non-messianic Assessments of the Biblical
Testimony 330-337
 B. Messianic Assessments of the Biblical Testimony 337-
349
 1. Modern Approaches
337-342
 2. Perspectives That Interpret Isa. 61:1-3 Through
Typological 342-343
 Interpretation
 3. A Few Reflections From New Testament
Scholarship 343-347
 4. A Few Pre-modern Examples
347-349
 C. Rethinking the Evidence
349-365
Chapter 6 Summary and Conclusions
366-399
 I. Review of Findings
366-369
 A. Post-exilic Editing 367
 B. Functional Ambiguity 367-368
 C. Eschatological Features and Messianic
Interpretation 368-369
 II. Other Isaianic Passages Not Treated 369-371 III.
The Terms Messiah or Messianic and the Implications for 371-372
 Our Study
 IV. Biblical Prophecy and its Implications for
Messianism 372-380
 V. Citations From Isaiah in Early Judaism and
Christianity 380-395
 A. A Few Citations of Isaiah in Pseudepigraphical
and Other Jewish 381-385
 Literature
 B. The Targum 385-386
 C. Qumran Literature 386-387
 D. New Testament Citations
388-395
 VI. The Literal Sense of Christian Scripture 395-
399
Bibliography 400-453
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Bible. O.T. Isaiah -- Canonical criticism.
Messiah.