Pseudepigrapha / Ascension of Isaiah

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Summary of Ascension of Isaiah

Date: 70 C.E. - 100 C.E.

Description: It is generally believed that the Ascension of Isaiah is composed of three different sections written at different times by mulitple authors. The earliest section was composed toward end of the first century AD is believed to be a text of Jewish origins which was later on redacted by Christian scribes. The text includes recounts and expansions from 2 Kings, a Christian apocalypse, and an apocalyptic journey through the seven heavens.

Knight, Jonathan Ascension of Isaiah: A New(er) Interpretation, Fortress Press, 2015


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