Frederik Poulsen

The Black Hole in Isaiah

A Study of Exile as a Literary Theme
[Das schwarze Loch in Jesaja. Eine Untersuchung des Exils als literarischem Thema.]
2019. XIV, 475 pages.
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Summary
Isaiah is strangely silent on the destruction of Jerusalem and the people's deportation to Babylon in the early sixth century BCE. Frederik Poulsen demonstrates that the exile hides itself as a »black hole« at the center of the composition and thereby has a decisive influence on the literary structure, poetic imagery, and theological message of this prophetic book.

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