"To Whom Then Will You Compare Me?" Agency in Second Isaiah

Frederick J. Gaiser

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1999

Issue: Isaiah (Vol. 19, No 2, Spring, 1999)

Yahweh, incomparable to other deities, is also incomparable in his willingness to use a wide variety of pictures, likenesses, and comparisons to make himself known to the hearer or reader of Isaiah 40-55. Yahweh, the ultimate agent, is incomparable as well in his willingness to allow the penultimate agency of others in a real world.

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