I have read most of that series and Oswalts Isaiah is the best one yet!
I heartily recommend this commentary to all who want to understand the book of Isaiah, the Bible, and above all, their relationship to the living God.
I also have found Alec Motyer's commentary on Isaiah to be very helpful, especially for a quick evaluation of literary style and outline ideas.
Straightforward and very helpful in studying Isaiah.
Especially with regard to literary themes and historical context, Oswalt's verse-by-verse examination of the text is... Read more
Written so anyone can understand it. Oswalt has a gift for using perfect hermeneutics while making it easy to understand for the non-achedemic.Published 6 months ago by L. Osborne
The commentary on Isaiah 1-39 by John N. Oswalt lives up to the standard set by many of the commentaries in the New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT) series. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Doug Erlandson
This Commentary on Isaiah is learned enough to satisfy, but I am impressed with Dr. Oswalt's ability to cover the exegetical and translation issues without sacrificing the flow and... Read morePublished 12 months ago by G. West
The content of this book far exceeded my expectations with the author's scholarly and devotional comments. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Mike
A must for the Old Testament scholar or student. A well set out and informative book for all studies of this amazing prophet.Published 14 months ago by Matthew Kennedy
I bought this book to help me lead a home study on Isaiah, which I "knew", but not in depth the way I "know" the NT. These 2 volumes are an excellent guide. Read morePublished 17 months ago by P. Sprinkle
Mr. Oswalt has provided a scholarly treatment of the first part of Isaiah, well documented, very thoughtful and challenging. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Samuel P. McMillen
Oswalt makes a very difficult section of Isaiah very understandable and relevant to 21st century readers. His thematic structure of the first part of Isaiah makes it so. Read morePublished on August 1, 2012 by Narrowminded1