Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Isaiah 56–66: Recent General Studies



[see also:  Commentaries on Isaiah and Isa 1–66 as a whole]


The bibliography, limited (with few exceptions) to works of the past 50 years, is divided into four sections as follows:

I.    General introductory presentations

Emmerson, G. I., Isaiah 56–66 (Old Testament Guides; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1992).

Feuillet, A., "Introduction au livre d'Isaïe: Les chapitres lvi–lxvi: étude littéraire et doctrinale", in Etudes d'exégèse et de théologie biblique. Ancien Testament (Paris: Gabalda, 1975) 181-197.

Kratz, R. G., "Tritojesaja", TRE 34 (2002) 124-130. Reprinted in R. G. Kratz, Prophetenstudien. Kleine Schriften II (FAT 74; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011) 233-242.

Schmid, K., "Tritojesaja", RGG4 8 (2005) 625-627.

Seitz, C. R., "Isaiah, Book of (Third Isaiah)", ABD III (1992) 501-507.

Simian-Yofre, H., "Trito-Isaías", in J. L. Barriocanal (ed.), Diccionario del profetismo bíblico (Burgos: Monte Carmelo, 2008) 735-745.

II.    History of interpretation and current tendencies in research

Álvarez Barredo, M., "Encaje de Is 56-66 en el arco exegético sobre el libro de Isaías en el S. XX e inicios del actual", Carthagiensia 32 (2016) 1-31.

Elliott, M. W. (ed.), Isaiah 40-66 (Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, Old Testament, 11; Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007); = Isaia 40-66. Edizione italiana a cura di P. Bernardini; introduzione generale di A. Di Bernardino (La Bibbia commentata dai Padri. Antico Testamento, 10/2; Roma: Città Nuova, 2011).

Höffken, P., Jesaja. Der Stand der theologischen Diskussion (Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2004).

Melugin, R. F., "Isaiah 40-66 in Research: The 'Unity' Movement", in A. J. Hauser (ed.), Recent Research on the Major Prophets (Recent Research in Biblical Studies, 1; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2008) 141-194.

Tiemeyer, L.-S., "Continuity and Discontinuity in Isaiah 40-66: History of Research", in L.-S. Tiemeyer – H. M. Barstad (eds.), Continuity and Discontinuity: Chronological and Thematic Development in Isaiah 40-66 (FRLANT 255; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 13-40.

III.    Significant monographs and collective volumes

Abalodo, S. B., Structure et théologie dans le trito-Isaïe (Tesi Gregoriana. Serie Teologia, 208; Roma: Pontificia Università Gregoriana, 2014).

Baer, D. A., When We All Go Home: Translation and Theology in LXX Isaiah 56–66 (JSOTSup 318 / The Hebrew Bible and Its Versions, 1; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2001).

Cheyne, T. K., Introduction to the Book of Isaiah. With an Appendix Containing the Undoubted Portions of the Two Chief Prophetic Writers in a Translation (London: Black, 1895); = Einleitung in das Buch Jesaja. Deutsche Übersetzung unter durchgängiger Mitwirkung des Verfassers herausgegeben von Julius Böhmer (Giessen: J. Ricker, 1897).

Elliger, K., Die Einheit des Tritojesaia (Jesaia 56–66) (BWANT 45; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1928).

Elliger, K., Deuterojesaja in seinem Verhältnis zu Tritojesaja (BWANT 63; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1933).

Halvorson-Taylor, M. A., Enduring Exile: The Metaphorization of Exile in the Hebrew Bible (VTSup 141; Leiden: Brill, 2011).

Hanson, P. D., The Dawn of Apocalyptic. The Historical and Sociological Roots of Jewish Apocalyptic Eschatology (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1975, 21979).

Hulster, I. J. de, Iconographic Exegesis and Third Isaiah (FAT II/36; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009).

Koenen, K., Ethik und Eschatologie im Tritojesajabuch. Eine literarkritische und redaktionsgeschichtliche Studie (WMANT 62; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1990).

Labouvie, S., Gottesknecht und neuer David: der Heilsmittler für Zion und seine Frohbotschaft nach Jesaja 60-62 (FB 129; Würzburg: Echter, 2013).

Lau, W., Schriftgelehrte Prophetie in Jes 56–66. Eine Untersuchung zu den literarischen Bezügen in den letzten elf Kapiteln des Jesajabuches (BZAW 225; Berlin: de Gruyter, 1994).

Leene, H., Newness in Old Testament Prophecy: An Intertextual Study (OTS 64; Leiden: Brill, 2014).

Lim, B. H., The 'Way of the LORD' in the Book of Isaiah (LHB/OTS 522; London & New York: T & T Clark, 2010).

Niskanen, P. V., Isaiah 56-66 (Berit Olam: Studies in Hebrew Narrative and Poetry; Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2014).

Obara, E. M., Le strategie di Dio: dinamiche comunicative nei discorsi divini del Trito-Isaia (AnBib 188; Roma: Gregorian & Biblical Press, 2010).

Oh, A. Sung-Ho, Oh, That You Would Rend the Heavens and Come Down! The Eschatological Theology of Third Isaiah (Isaiah 56-66) (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2014; Cambridge: James Clarke, 2015).

Park, Kyung-Chul, Die Gerechtigkeit Israels und das Heil der Völker: Kultus, Tempel, Eschatologie und Gerechtigkeit in der Endgestalt des Jesajabuches (Jes 56,1-8; 58,1-14; 65,17–66,24) (BEATAJ 52; Frankfurt am Main: Lang, 2003).

Pauritsch, K., Die neue Gemeinde. Gott sammelt Ausgestossene und Arme (Jesaia 56–66). Die Botschaft des Tritojesaia-Buches literar-, form-, gattungskritisch und redaktionsgeschichtlich untersucht (AnBib 47; Rome: Biblical Institute Press, 1971).

Polan, G. J., In the Ways of Justice Toward Salvation. A Rhetorical Analysis of Isaiah 56–59 (American University Studies VII, 13; New York: Peter Lang, 1986).

Ruszkowski, L., Volk und Gemeinde im Wandel. Eine Untersuchung zu Jesaja 56–66 (FRLANT 191; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2000).

Schramm, B., The Opponents of Third Isaiah. Reconstructing the Cultic History of the Restoration (JSOTSup 193; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1995).

Sekine, S., Die tritojesajanische Sammlung (Jes 56–66) redaktionsgeschichtlich untersucht (BZAW 175; Berlin: de Gruyter, 1989).

Smith, P. A., Rhetoric and Redaction in Trito-Isaiah. The Structure, Growth and Authorship of Isaiah 56–66 (VTSup 62; Leiden: Brill, 1995).

Spans, A., Die Stadtfrau Zion im Zentrum der Welt: Exegese und Theologie von Jes 60-62 (BBB 175; Göttingen: V&R Unipress; Bonn: Bonn University Press, 2015).

Steck, O. H., Studien zu Tritojesaja (BZAW 203; Berlin: de Gruyter, 1991).

Stromberg, J., Isaiah After Exile. The Author of Third Isaiah as Reader and Redactor of the Book (Oxford Theological Monographs; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).

Sweeney, M., Isaiah 1–4 and the Post-Exilic Understanding of the Isaianic Tradition (BZAW 171; Berlin: de Gruyter, 1988).

Tiemeyer, L.-S. – H. M. Barstad (eds.), Continuity and Discontinuity: Chronological and Thematic Development in Isaiah 40-66 (FRLANT 255; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014).

Vermeylen, J., Du prophète Isaïe à l'apocalyptique. Isaïe I–XXXV, miroir d'un demi-millénaire d'expérience religieuse en Israël. 2 vol. (Etudes bibliques; Paris: Gabalda, 1977-1978).

Wieringen, A. L. H. M. van, Analogies in Isaiah. Volume A: Computerized Analysis of Parallel Texts Between Isaiah 56–66 and Isaiah 40–66; Volume B: Computerized Concordance of Analogies Between Isaiah 56–66 and Isaiah 40–66 (Applicatio, 10A-10B; Amsterdam: VU University Press, 1993).

IV.    Articles on Isa 56–66 as a whole

Barstad, H. M., "Isaiah 56-66 in Relation to Isaiah 40-55. Why a New Reading is Necessary", in L.-S. Tiemeyer – H. M. Barstad (eds.), Continuity and Discontinuity: Chronological and Thematic Development in Isaiah 40-66 (FRLANT 255; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 41-62.

Barstad, H. M., "Joseph Blenkinsopp as an Interpreter of 'Third Isaiah'", in R. J. Bautch – J. T. Hibbard (eds.), The Book of Isaiah: Enduring Questions Answered Anew. Essays Honoring Joseph Blenkinsopp and His Contribution to the Study of Isaiah (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2014) 71-82.

Berges, U., "Neuer Anfang und neuer Davidbund in Tritojesaja", in A. Berlejung – R. Heckl (eds.), Ex oriente Lux: Studien zur Theologie des Alten Testaments. Festschrift für Rüdiger Lux zum 65. Geburtstag (Arbeiten zur Bibel und ihrer Geschichte, 39; Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 2012) 391-406. [see the following title for a revised version of this essay]

Berges, U., "Where Does Trito-Isaiah Start in the Book of Isaiah?" in L.-S. Tiemeyer – H. M. Barstad (eds.), Continuity and Discontinuity: Chronological and Thematic Development in Isaiah 40-66 (FRLANT 255; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 63-76. [a revised version of his "Neuer Anfang" article (2012) above]

Beuken, W. A. M., "The Main Theme of Trito-Isaiah: 'The Servants of YHWH'", JSOT 47 (1990) 67-87.

Blenkinsopp, J., "Continuity-Discontinuity in Isaiah 40-66. The Issue of Location", in L.-S. Tiemeyer – H. M. Barstad (eds.), Continuity and Discontinuity: Chronological and Thematic Development in Isaiah 40-66 (FRLANT 255; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 77-88.

Brett, M. G., "Imperial Imagination in Isaiah 56-66", in A. T. Abernethy – M. G. Brett – T. Bulkeley – T. Meadowcroft (eds.), Isaiah and Imperial Context: The Book of Isaiah in the Times of the Empire (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2013) 167-181.

Charpentier, É., Jeunesse du Vieux Testament (La Bible retrouvée, 1; Paris: Librairie Arthème Fayard, 1963) 79-80; = Giovinezza perenne del Vecchio Testamento (Gioventù in ascolto, 2; Catania: Edizioni Paoline, 1965) 140-141 [reprinted, together with another work of the same author, in E. Charpentier, Giovinezza perenne della Bibbia (Alla scoperta della Bibbia, 7; Roma: Edizioni Paoline, 1979)].

Diller, C., "Jerusalem – reale Stadt oder Hoffnungsvision? Das nachexilische Jerusalembild in Tritojesaja (Jes 56-66)", in H. Irsigler – C. Diller (eds.), Vom Erzählen zum Verheissen: Beiträge eines alttestamentlichen Symposions (ATSAT 97; St. Ottilien: EOS, 2014) 137-155.

Doak, B. R., "Legalists, Visionaries, and New Names: Sectarianism and the Search for Apocalyptic Origins in Isaiah 56-66", BTB 40 (2010) 9-26.

Elliger, K., "Der Prophet Tritojesaja", ZAW 49 (1931) 112-141.

Goldingay, J., "About Third Isaiah...", in J. K. Aitken – K. J. Dell – B. A. Mastin (eds.), On Stone and Scroll: Essays in Honour of Graham Ivor Davies (BZAW 420, Berlin: de Gruyter, 2011) 375-389.

Goldingay, J., "Isaiah 56-66: An Isaianic and a Postcolonial Reading", in A. T. Abernethy – M. G. Brett – T. Bulkeley – T. Meadowcroft (eds.), Isaiah and Imperial Context: The Book of Isaiah in the Times of the Empire (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2013) 151-166.

Goldingay, J., "Poetry and Theology in Isaiah 56-66", in S. E. Porter – M. R. Malcolm (eds.), Horizons in Hermeneutics: A Festschrift in Honor of Anthony C. Thiselton (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2013) 15-31.

Hibbard, J. T., "From Name to Book: Another Look at the Composition of the Book of Isaiah with Special Reference to Isaiah 56-66", in E. F. Mason – S. I. Thomas – A. Schofield – E. Ulrich (eds.), A Teacher for All Generations: Essays in Honor of James C. VanderKam, Vol. 1 (JSJSup 153; Leiden: Brill, 2012) 133-149.

Holladay, W. L., "Was Trito-Isaiah Deutero-Isaiah After All?", in C. C. Broyles – C. A. Evans (eds.), Writing and Reading the Scroll of Isaiah: Studies of an Interpretive Tradition (VTSup 70/1; Leiden: Brill, 1997) 193-217.

Knoppers, G. N., "Who or What is Israel in Trito-Isaiah?", in I. Provan – M. Boda (eds.), Let Us Go Up To Zion: Essays in Honour of H. G. M. Williamson on the Occasion of His Sixty-Fifth Birthday (VTSup 153; Leiden: Brill, 2012) 153-165.

Middlemas, J., "Trito-Isaiah's Intra- and Internationalization: Identity Markers in the Second Temple Period", in O. Lipschits – G. N. Knoppers – M. Oeming (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Achaemenid Period: Negotiating Identity in an International Context (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2011) 105-125.

Nihan, C., "Ethnicity and Identity in Isaiah 56-66", in O. Lipschits – G. N. Knoppers – M. Oeming (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Achaemenid Period: Negotiating Identity in an International Context (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2011) 67-104.

Nihan, C., "L'histoire rédactionnelle du «Trito-Esaïe»: un essai de synthèse", in J.-D. Macchi – C. Nihan – T. Römer – J. Rückl (eds.), Les recueils prophétiques de la Bible. Origines, milieux, et contexte proche-oriental (Le monde de la Bible, 64; Genève: Labor et Fides, 2012) 201-228.

Oswalt, J. N., "Righteousness in Isaiah: A Study of the Function of Chapters 55–66 in the Present Structure of the Book", in C. C. Broyles – C. A. Evans (eds.), Writing and Reading the Scroll of Isaiah: Studies of an Interpretive Tradition (VTSup 70/1; Leiden: Brill, 1997) 177-191. Reprinted in J. N. Oswalt, The Holy One of Israel: Studies in the Book of Isaiah (Cascade Books; Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2014) 59-72.

Oswalt, J. N., "Who Were the Addressees of Isaiah 40-66?", BSac 169 (2012) 33-47. Revised reprint: "Isaiah 40-66: Addressed to People during and after the Exile", in J. N. Oswalt, The Holy One of Israel: Studies in the Book of Isaiah (Cascade Books; Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2014) 73-87.

Paul, S. M., "Signs of Late Biblical Hebrew in Isaiah 40-66", in C. L. Miller-Naudé – Z. Zevit (eds.), Diachrony in Biblical Hebrew (Linguistic Studies in Ancient West Semitic, 8; Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2012) 293-299.

Rofé, A., "The Extent of Trito-Isaiah According to Kuenen and Elliger: Chaps. 54–66", Hen 26 (2004) 128-135.

Schaper, J., "Divine Images, Iconophobia and Monotheism in Isaiah 40-66", in L.-S. Tiemeyer – H. M. Barstad (eds.), Continuity and Discontinuity: Chronological and Thematic Development in Isaiah 40-66 (FRLANT 255; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 145-158.

Scheuer, B., "'Why Do You Let Us Wander, O Lord, From Your Ways?' (Isa 63:17). Clarification of Culpability in the Last Part of the Book of Isaiah", in L.-S. Tiemeyer – H. M. Barstad (eds.), Continuity and Discontinuity: Chronological and Thematic Development in Isaiah 40-66 (FRLANT 255; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 159-174.

Schmid, K., "Neue Schöpfung als Überbietung des neuen Exodus. Die tritojesanische Aktualisierung der deuterojesajanischen Theologie und der Tora", in K. Schmid, Schriftgelehrte Traditionsliteratur. Fallstudien zur innerbiblischen Schriftauslegung im Alten Testament (FAT 77; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011) 185-205. [for "an updated and reworked translation" of this essay see the following title]

Schmid, K., "New Creation Instead of New Exodus. The Innerbiblical Exegesis and Theological Transformations of Isaiah 65:17-25", in L.-S. Tiemeyer – H. M. Barstad (eds.), Continuity and Discontinuity: Chronological and Thematic Development in Isaiah 40-66 (FRLANT 255; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 175-194. ["an updated and reworked translation" of his essay "Neue Schöpfung" (2011) above]

Schuele, A., "'Build Up, Pass Through' – Isaiah 57:14-62:12 as the Core Composition of Third Isaiah", in R. J. Bautch – J. T. Hibbard (eds.), The Book of Isaiah: Enduring Questions Answered Anew. Essays Honoring Joseph Blenkinsopp and His Contribution to the Study of Isaiah (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2014) 83-110.

Sehmsdorf, E., "Studien zur Redaktionsgeschichte von Jesaja 56–66, I u. II", ZAW 84 (1972) 517-562, 562-576.

Steck, O. H., "Autor und/oder Redaktor in Jesaja 56–66", in C. C. Broyles – C. A. Evans (eds.), Writing and Reading the Scroll of Isaiah: Studies of an Interpretive Tradition (VTSup 70/1; Leiden: Brill, 1997) 219-259.

Stromberg, J., "Deutero Isaiah's Restoration Reconfigured", in L.-S. Tiemeyer – H. M. Barstad (eds.), Continuity and Discontinuity: Chronological and Thematic Development in Isaiah 40-66 (FRLANT 255; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 195-218.

Tharekadavil, A., "Second Isaiah (Is 40-53) and Third Isaiah (Is 54-66)", Malabar Theological Review 11 (2016) 148-159.

Tiemeyer, L.-S., "Hope and Disappointment: The Judahite Critique of the Exilic Leadership in Isaiah 56-66", in R. I. Thelle – T. Stordalen – M. E. J. Richardson (eds.), New Perspectives on Old Testament Prophecy and History: Essays in Honour of Hans M. Barstad (VTSup 168; Leiden: Brill, 2015) 57-73.

Tiemeyer, L.-S., "Death or Conversion: The Gentiles in the Concluding Chapters of the Book of Isaiah and the Book of the Twelve", JTS N.S. 68 (2017) 1-22.