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Trito-Isaiah (Third Isaiah)
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is an artificial name that was introduced into scholarly research in 1892 by B. Duhm in order to designate the textual corpus Isa 56–66 and the anonymous prophetic figure to whom it has traditionally been ascribed. Duhm recognized that 56–66 constituted yet another self-contained textual unit within the second part of the book of Isaiah (40–66; Deutero-Isaiah), which must itself be strictly separated from 1–39. In doing so, Duhm gave birth to the Trito-Isaiah hypothesis. There is …

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Schmid, Konrad, “Trito-Isaiah (Third Isaiah)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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