The God of Second Isaiah, the "e;Holy One of Israel,"e; is increasinglyforeign to modern Anglicans, who are often uncomfortable withthe uncanny, fiery side of God. Unfortunately, this may leaveAnglicans frustrated both with God's "e;non-rational"e; ways andwith morality-centered Christianity. The new research behind this book reveals Second Isaiah aspriestly temple literature, expert at the Holy and its coming dawnon earth. Second Isaiah highlights priestly themes and quotesthe temple texts to help readers approach that which is utterlymysterious. To study this material is to rediscover the overwhelming,absolute worth of God.
Conversations with Scripture: 2 Isaiah
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