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HTS Theological Studies

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GROENEWALD, Alphonso. Isaiah 1:2-3, ethics and wisdom. Isaiah 1:2-3 and the Song of Moses (Dt 32): Is Isaiah a prophet like Moses?. Herv. teol. stud. [online]. 2011, vol.67, n.1, pp. 00-00. ISSN 0259-9422.

This article argued that society even today could benefit from the richness of the ethics of the Hebrew Bible. Isaiah 1:2-3 has been used as an example to illustrate the ethics of a biblical text. This text has wisdom traits and literary links with Deuteronomy 32. In a modern, pluralistic society there is a need for a comprehensive ethical view by which one can combine a solid religious foundation, including responsibility towards God, the Creator and Lord of life, with a broad human wisdom gained from a rational understanding of the circumstances of existence for a true human life in a created world of order.

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