A102 – Advent 2: Isaiah 11:1-10 with Sean Winter

 
 
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Sean Winter joins Fran and Robyn to discuss the shoot that springs from the “stump of Jesse” passage in Isaiah 11:1-10. Isaiah here offers a vision of a promised, righteous king from the Davidic line; a passage that would be later be applied to Jesus. We discuss the use of Isaiah’s arboreal images as picked up in Matthew 3:1-12. In this podcast we refer to Robert Alter’s 2018 translation of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament).

Associate Professor Sean Winter’s publications can be found here. You can find him on twitter @seanfwinter 

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