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‘For great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel’ (Is 12:6b): Trauma and resilience in the Isaianic Psalm

Alphonso Groenewald
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 73, No 4 | a4820 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v73i4.4820 | © 2017 Alphonso Groenewald | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 20 September 2017 | Published: 07 November 2017

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Alphonso Groenewald, Department of Old Testament Studies, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, South Africa


This article focuses on Isaiah 12 – an important text that concludes the first main section of the Book of Isaiah (BI). The analysis focuses on the structure and redaction of this text. The text is interpreted as a meaning-making text against the background of trauma as described in this first main section of the BI.


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