113.2: Introduction to Isaiah; OT Lesson 36 (Study Notes)

September 16, 2014

Engaging Gospel Doctrine

The Glory of Zion Will Be a Defense

 

Class Member Reading: Isaiah 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6

Additional Reading: 2 Nephi 11

Other Reading: None

 

We know that Isaiah is important, but probably couldn’t say why, and almost certainly don’t understand it! This first of five lessons on Isaiah introduces the book. This portion of the episode covers:

  • The historical context of Isaiah
  • Dating Isaiah 1-30
  • More on Isaiah and the Book of Mormon
  • Isaiah in LDS context

 

You can access the Annotated Reading here (or PDF).

You can access the Lesson Notes here (or PDF).

 

Resources

Understanding Hebrew Poetry, Ensign article by Kevin Barney

 

Thanks to Jim Henderson for postproduction and to Steven Nelson for the bumper music!

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