Part 6: Linguistics, Anachronisms

  • Are linguistic features of the text of Isaiah a reliable guide to dating the text?
  • What are anachronisms, and what are some of the common anachronisms used to support late dating and multiple authorship of passages in Isaiah?

We explore these questions here in Part 6:

Slides with notes:

Narrated YouTube presentation:

Recommended resources:

Lena-Sophia Tiemeyer, For the Comfort of Zion

Mark Rooker, Dating Isaiah 40-66 : What does the linguistic evidence say ?