Isaiah in Advent: The Transforming Word

Diane Jacobson

Article Type: Texts in Context

Publication Date: 10/1/1990

Issue: Christ and Culture(s) (Vol. 10, No 4, Fall, 1990)

As our group gathered to examine the Isaiah texts for Advent 1, 2, and 3 in series B, we were disgruntled at the outset about several matters. Yet, each text was found to have its own word to offer to the experience of Advent. One offers lamentation, one the beauty and directness of the promise, and one hope for all the world. Together, if given a chance to exert their power, these Isaiah texts help to mold, inform, and define Advent.

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