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Required Texts: 1. Biblical Texts A. A modern, standard (non-paraphrasing) translation of the Bible with minimal editorial clutter in the layout. The ew American Standard Bible, Updated Edition is still the leading “literal” translation and is the text of reference. Revised Standard Version and ew Revised Standard Version are also useful. The ew International Version is becoming dated, but is still adquate. The “New King James” is of little use in a course such as this, but the KJV of 1611 remains unsurpassed at capturing the gradeur and cadence of Isaiah’s messages. B. More Paraphrastic versions are worth consulting at various points in your study. These include: Good ews Bible, ew Century Version, Living Bible, ew Living Translation. 2. John N. Oswalt, The Book of Isaiah (NICOT) Grand Rapids, Eerdmans. 3. High Recommended: Methodical Bible Study, Robert A. Traina. You will have already acquired this book in earlier IBS department courses.
Asbury Theological Seminary
Testament, OT730, Kentucky, Old, IBS, Spring