Texts to Transform Life: Reading Isaiah as Christians

Roy F. Melugin

Article Type: Perspective

Publication Date: 4/1/1999

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

The descriptive work of historical criticism is necessary but insufficient for the church's use of scripture. Later generations require a performative hermeneutic to permit ancient texts to transform the lives of contemporary hearers.

Download Article PDF