“Peace on earth good will toward men …” It is likely you will hear children sing these lines this Christmas. Perhaps your church has a children’s choir or a Christmas program where a group of cherub-like angels will sing the song to a few little boys and girls dressed up like shepherds. It is a ..
The periodical published by the Institute for Biblical Research, known as “Bulletin for Biblical Research” (23/4, 2013), included a positive review of Reed Lessing’s commentary on Isaiah 40-55. Gary Smith of Bethel Seminary writes: “Overall, this is an outstanding and unique commentary with valuable lexical and syntactic notes to help those who need a little ..
In the Word from Concordia Seminary is a unique, complete electronic Bible study-in-a-box. All the materials you need to facilitate the Bible study topic are downloadable – the Student study sheets, the Leader Guides, and the video presentations. This series, “Isaiah’s Ancient Song for Today: The Servant Suffers for Straying Sheep,” is presented by Dr. ..
The Review of Biblical Literature, a publication of the Society of Biblical Literature, published a very positive review of Prof. Reed Lessing’s commentary on Isaiah 40-55 in the Concordia Commentary Series. The entire review is available here, but I’ll provide a few of the highlights and save you the trouble of clicking. The review was written ..
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will offer a one-day pre-Lenten workshop by Reed Lessing on campus on Friday, January 18, 2013
Is Jesus the “Messiah” of Isaiah 9-11?
ETHICAL DIMENSION OF CULT IN THE BOOK OF ISAIAH. By Bohdan Hrobon. Berlin/New York: de Gruyter, 2010. xiv + 256 pages. Hardcover. $135.00. Reviewed by Reed Lessing, Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, MO. This is a revision of Hrobon’s Oxford dissertation done under the supervision of Hugh G.M. Williamson. In it, he critiques the widely held ..
THE ‘WAY OF THE LORD’ IN THE BOOK OF ISAIAH (Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies). By Bo H. Lim. London/New York: Clark, 2010. x + 201 pages. Hardcover. $110.00. Reviewed by Reed Lessing, Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, MO. This study is a revision of Lim’s 2006 PhD dissertation done under the supervision of Willem ..